Emergency Cooking Substitutions

The number one reason I need to keep a list of emergency substitutions handy in my kitchen is one part forgetfulness, just because I thought about buying an ingredient doesn’t mean I actually went out and got it, but try telling that to my memory, and one part too much cooking confidence, I’m a master of ingredient inventory, I don’t need to check, I don’t need to read the recipe before I start! Unfortunately, these personality flaws, coupled with a plethora of food allergies, cause me to frequently be left in a pinch when I’m in the middle of preparing a recipe. Although sticking to the original recipe will give you the best results, you can’t always put things on hold while you run out and procure the missing ingredient, for these sticky situations, I have compiled a comprehensive list of the most common, most agreed-upon, emergency cooking substitutions. Continue reading