6 Best Substitutes For Crushed Tomatoes

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Are you making a dish that calls for crushed tomatoes. Did you just notice that you have no crushed tomatoes on hand? If so, then you will be glad to come across this list of the 6 best substitutes for crushed tomatoes. Crushed tomatoes are generally made with finely diced tomatoes, or crushed tomatoes that have been packed in tomato purée or tomato paste. Crushed tomatoes are usually made with zero preservatives or additives which makes them very easy to breakdown during cooking. Crushed tomatoes, also sometimes referred to as canned crushed tomatoes are used in many recipes including pizza, […]

6 Substitutes For Diced Tomatoes With Substitute Ratios

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Are you making a recipe that calls for diced tomatoes? Did you just find out that you’re out of the stuff? If you did, then you’re probably trying to find out what the best substitutes for diced tomatoes are and this post will help you out a lot!   Diced tomatoes usually contain peeled ripe tomatoes that have been diced and are topped with fresh tomato juice as a packing medium. Thus, diced tomatoes will usually contain ingredients like tomato chunks, tomato juice, sea salt and citric acid. Diced tomatoes, like many other canned tomatoes are usually slightly sweet with […]

5 Ways To Substitute For Tomato Paste With Ratios

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If you’re making a recipe that calls for tomato paste and you have none, then you must be trying to figure out what the best tomato paste substitute options are. If you are, then you’re in luck. Here, you’ll find a list of 5 of the best ways to substitute for tomato paste in any recipe. Tomato paste or concentrated tomato is a thick, red paste made by cooking fresh tomatoes until the water found naturally in tomatoes are reduced significantly and produces a very concentrated, thick, rich, smooth paste. Tomato paste is quite popular in cooking and is used […]

10 Best Ways To Substitute For Tomato Puree

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Are you looking for a substitute for tomato puree? If you are, keep reading to learn 10 easy ways to replace tomato puree in any recipe!  Tomato purée is made by  grinding, then cooking tomatoes until a thick flavorful liquid is formed. It usually contains ingredients like peeled tomatoes, salt, sugar and citric acid and is used to make pizzas, pasta dishes, soups, sauces and dips. Tomato purée has a fresh and concentrated tomato flavor and hints of saltiness and tanginess and it is very versatile. But what if you’re make a recipe that calls for the stuff and you […]

6 Substitutes For Maple Syrup (#2 Is In You Cabinet Now!)

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Out of maple syrup and looking for a good substitute for maple syrup? Well, how about these 6 maple syrup substitutes that actually work? Keep reading to see how you can substitute maple syrup on pancakes, in granola, in cookies and more! What is maple syrup? Maple syrup is a type of syrup made from extracting the maple tree sap from the trunks of any species of maple tree. This sap is then boiled down so the water evaporates and leaves behind a concentrated syrup that is sweet, sticky and brown and called maple syrup.  What is the taste of […]

9 Ways To Substitute For Paprika With Kitchen Staples

Are you out of paprika? Are you looking for a good substitute for paprika? How about 9 good paprika substitutes that you can use in various recipes? If this interests you, read more about all these paprika alternatives below! What is paprika? Paprika is a vibrant red or orange-red ground spice made from different types of ripe dried red peppers which may include cayenne peppers, paprika peppers, aleppo peppers, bell peppers, poblano peppers, sweet peppers etc. This kind of spice is used most popularly in goulash, chicken paprikash or as a garnish. Flavor of paprika Because paprika can be made […]

Substitute For Turmeric Powder (In Yellow Rice, Butter Chicken, Soups etc)

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Have you just run out of turmeric powder? If you are and you’re looking for a good substitute for turmeric powder, then you’re in luck. Here, I’ve listed the 5 best substitutes for turmeric powder that actually works! What is turmeric powder? Turmeric powder is a bright yellow powder made from the root of Curcuma longa and used as a culinary spice and traditional medicine. Turmeric is a flowering plant from the ginger family and it is native to Southeast Asia.  What is the flavor of turmeric? Turmeric powder has a mild, slightly bitter, peppery and earthy flavor with notes […]

7 Best Ways To Substitute For Filé Powder

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Are you making some gumbo or stew and looking for a quick substitute for filé powder? If you are, then you’ve definitely come to the right place. Here, you’ll find a list of the 7 best filé powder substitutes that you can use in a pinch.  What is filé powder? Filé powder, also called gumbo filé is a powder made from grinding the dried leaves of the sassafras tree. Filé powder is usually green in color and is most regularly used in New Orleans-style cooking.  Filé powder is also used in the production of root beer. What ingredients are used in […]

8 Best Ways To Substitute For Fenugreek

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Are you making a recipe that calls for fenugreek? Have you ran out of fenugreek and you’re looking for a good substitute for fenugreek? Here, you’ll find 12 easy ways to substitute for fenugreek, with ingredients you might have in your pantry right now! What is fenugreek? Fenugreek is a clover-like spice from the family of Fabaceae that is native to the Mediterranean. Both the seeds and the leaves from the Fenugreek plant are edible and used in cooking. Fenugreek seeds smell and taste like maple syrup and is used in spice blends, to add flavors to beverages, foods and […]

Top 10 Ways To Substitute For Garlic Powder In A Pinch

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These easy ways to substitute for garlic powder in a pinch have been a lifesaver in my kitchen more times than I care to recall. Garlic powder is a staple in many kitchens, but some days you may run out of garlic powder without even noticing until it’s too late. This post is meant to help you find the best alternatives for garlic powder so you can cook tasty meals even when you have no garlic powder on hand!  What is garlic powder? Garlic powder is a type of spice that comes from garlic that has been dried or dehydrated, […]