Substitutes for Common Ingredients: what to use instead of!

When you live in the country as I do it becomes an ordeal if I happen to forget to buy one or two ingredients that is needed for a special dinner that I'm hosting. Getting to be forgetful seems to become easier, every day... Lists, you say, make a list and follow it. That really is a good idea, except I have been known to forget where I left the list... to overcome that I think I will start a list of the locations that I could have left my shopping list. Now promise not to laugh, but I think I will have to make sure I date my lists from now on too. I tell you why, well last month I found a shopping list in my jacket pocket. I congratulated myself for a job well done... (remembering to take the shopping list off the fridge) I went ahead and filled my shopping cart with everything on the list until I got to the second from the bottom item... de-icer salt for the steps... It was the middle of June for crying out loud... no store would have de-icer in stock but better yet what the heck did I want it for now that we were into the second week of a heat wave... But I'm off on one of my famous tangents again.


hmmmm? What could I use instead????
hmmmm? What could I use instead????

This following list of substitutes for common cooking ingredients has been compiled for many years. Maybe it will come in handy to other scatter brains like me.

Baking ingredients!

If the recipe calls for:
Amount:
Use instead of:
Baking powder
1 teaspoon/ 5ml
1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml baking soda plus 1/2 teaspoon/ 2ml cream of tartar
Cake flour
1 cup/ 237grams
1 cup/ 237grams less 2tablespoons/ 30grams all purpose flour
Sugar (white granulated)
1 cup/ 237grams
1 cup/ 237grams firmly packed brown sugar
Corn syrop (light)
1 cup/ 237ml
1 1/4 cups/ 300grams granulated sugar plus 1/3 cup/ 76ml water
Honey
1 cup/ 237ml
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar plus 1/4 cup/ 56 ml water

Spices and Condoments!

If the recipe calls for:
Amount:
Use instead of:
Herbs (fresh)
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1 teaspoon/ 5ml dried herbs OR 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml ground herbs
Basil (fresh)
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1/2 tablespoon / 7.5ml fresh Oregano and 1/2 tablespoon / 7.5ml fresh Thyme
Chives (fresh)
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1 tablespoon/ 15ml of green onion OR chopped onion OR scallions OR leek
Cilantro (fresh)
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
11/4 tablespoon/ 19ml fresh parsley OR 1 tablespoon/ 15ml Chervil
Mint (fresh) in savory dishes only
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1 tablespoon/ 15ml Basil OR Rosemary OR Marjoram OR a combination of all three
Tarragon (fresh)
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1 tablespoon/ 15ml Chervil plus a dash of fennel seed
Rosemary (fresh)
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1/2 tablespoon/ 7.5ml Thyme plus 1/2 tablespoon/ 7.5ml tarragon plus 1/2 teaspoon/ 2ml savory
 
 
 
Oregano (dried)
1 teaspoon/ 5ml
1 teaspoon/ 5ml dried marjoram plus 1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml dried basil
Cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml
4-5 drops Tabasco OR other liquid Hot red pepper seasoning
Pumpkin pie spice
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1 teaspoon/ 5ml cinnamon plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml ginger plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml nutmeg plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml ground cloves plus 1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml mace
Poultry seasoning
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1 teaspoon/ 5ml rubbed Sage, plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml Thyme plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml white pepper plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml paprika plus 1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml crushed rosemary
Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1 teaspoon/ 5ml rubbed oregano plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml Thyme plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml black pepper plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml savory plus 3/4 teaspoon/ 3ml garlic powder
 
 
 
Garlic
1 small clove
1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml garlic powder
Onion
1 small
1 tablespoon/ 15ml minced onion
Mushrooms (fresh)
8 ouces/ 225grams
1 6-ounce/ 375ml can mushrooms drained
 
 
 
Ketchup
1/2 cup/ 120ml
1/2 cup/ 120ml tomatoe sauce plus 2 tablespoons/ 30ml sugar, 1 tablespoon/ 15ml vinegar plus 1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml ground cloves
Chili sauce
1/2 cup/ 120ml
1/2 cup/ 120ml tomatoe sauce plus 3 tablespoons/ 45ml sugar, 1 tablespoon/ 15ml vinegar plus 1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml ground cloves plus 1 teaspoon/ 5ml chili powder or 1/4 teaspoon/ 1ml ground chili pepper seeds
Tomato paste
1 tablespoon/ 15 ml
1 tablespoon/ 15 ml ketchup plus 1 teaspoon/ 1 ml vinegar
Mustard (prepared)
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
1 teaspoon/ 1ml mustard powder plus 2 teaspoons/ 10ml white vinegar
Tartar sauce
1/2 cup
6 tablespoons/ 90ml mayonnaise plus 2 tablespoons/ 30ml sweet pickle relish
Vinegar
1 tablespoon/ 15ml
2 tablespoons/ 30ml lemon juice
Lemon
1 medium size
4 tablespoon/ 60ml lemon juice

Dairy product!

If the recipe calls for:
Amount:
Use instead of:
Milk (whole)
1 cup/ 237ml
1/2 cup/ 120ml evaporated milk plus 1/2 cup/ 120ml water OR 1 cup/ 237ml water plus 1/3 cup/ 79ml instant nonfat dry milk powder and 2 teaspoons/ 2ml melted unsalted butter
Buttermilk
1 cup/ 237ml
1 cup/ 237ml plain yogurt plus 1/4 cup/ 60ml milk OR 1 cup/ 237ml whole milk plus 1 tablespoon/ 15ml lemon juice (let stand for 10 minutes)
Heavy cream (not for whipping)
1 cup/ 237ml
3/4 cup/ 180ml plus 1/3 cup/ 80ml melted butter
Cream (light for cooking)
1 cup/ 237ml
3/4cup/ 180ml milk plus 1/4 cup/ 60 melted butter
Half-and-Half
1 cup/ 237ml
7/8 cup/ 210ml milk plus 1 1/2 tablespoons/ 22.5ml melted butter
Sour cream
1cup/ 237ml
1 cup/ 237ml yogurt OR 1 cup/ 237ml buttermilk plus 2 tablespoons/ 30ml melted butter
Yogurt (plain)
1 cup/ 237ml
1 cup/ 237ml buttermilk OR 7/8 cup/ 210ml sourcream plus 3 tablespoons/ 45ml milk

There are many more of these, if you have some you would like to share please just pop them into the comments and I will add them to the hub with your name next to them naturally. Thank you.


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Alise- Evon 3 years ago

This is very helpful. I have some charts like this, but I do not think I have herb substitutions. These will be a great addition.

(I had to laugh about your memory woes. I enjoyed working with people with memory issues- not that I liked seeing them have to deal with it, though- as a Speech Therapist. I think we could have had a lot of fun in my office wrangling with this.)

Voted up, useful, and shared.


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Zsuzsy Bee 3 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Thank you for reading and commenting Taliesin13.

regards Zsuzsy


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Taliesin13 3 years ago from Australia

This is fantastic! I'm always looking for subsitutions


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Zsuzsy Bee 3 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Thank you Nurseleah for taking a look and for commenting. I live in the country so substitution is a common occurance around here.

kindest regards Zsuzsy


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nurseleah 3 years ago from West Virginia

Awesome, awesome, awesome! One of the most relevant (for me) hubs I have seen. I can almost always use a reference guide like this. I cook and bake constantly, so I am running out of things all the time and simply don't have the time to be running to the grocery store every few days. So very helpful!!!


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Zsuzsy Bee 5 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Butch News, I love Northern Ontario, friends of mine built and retired up there, about 75 km northeast of Bala two years ago.

Thanks for visiting

regards Zsuzsy


Butch News 5 years ago

When I was very young, my grandmother who lived on a farm with no electricity nor running water, told me how they made soap from bear fat and lye they made by passing water through ashes of hardwood.

I'm guessing it was pretty harsh soap but that was her story. I'm wishing that farm of 800 acres hadn't been sold when I was a teenager. It's now prime cottage country in northern Ontario. Even had its own little lake.

Hindsight is so easy.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Hiya Susan you're most welcome. Hope it has everything on the list that you might need.

hope you're well

regards Zsuzsy


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Just Ask Susan 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

This is great I have been looking for something like this for so long now. Thanks so much!


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Thank you Springboard for popping in and checking out the hub.

...nudge, nudge... you do realize that there will be a fee charged...Hahahaha

hope you're well

regards Zsuzsy


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Springboard 6 years ago from Wisconsin

I may have to print this out. It could easily become an invaluable tool in the kitchen. If ever there is a day when I'm missing just one darn thing...

This ought to at least set things right.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Thank you KoffeeKlatch Gals for taking a look and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 6 years ago from Sunny Florida

Great job. Ahub like this always comes in handy.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

PegCole17,thank you for taking a look and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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PegCole17 6 years ago from Dallas, Texas

I've needed these substitutes from time to time, being out in the country too. It's just too far to go back into town for one little thing. hahaha Thankfully town has moved closer to us and I can get supplies without driving for miles. I will be bookmarking this list for emergencies that often come around. Thanks so much!


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Thank for stopping in KoffeeKlatch Gals and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Hiya Dolores, how are you? So glad you dropped by for a visit. I love to try out new recipes and at times my larder doesn't have just the right ingredients so that's when the substitution chart really comes in handy.

greetings Zsuzsy


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 6 years ago from Sunny Florida

Great list it should come in handy. Great minds must think alike.


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Dolores Monet 6 years ago from East Coast, United States

Zsuzsy - a great list and so easy to read! I love your charts! I am a person who does not always follow a recipe exactly - maybe the 1st time, but then I get creative. Sometimes that works, sometimes it does not.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Thank for stopping in drcrischasse and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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drcrischasse 6 years ago from NH/Foxboro

I literally printed this out. I love to cook and you have some excellent ideas.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Lisa, if you found this funny then you understand me fully. Thank you for your nice comment.

hope you're well

kindest regards Zsuzsy


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lisadpreston 6 years ago from Columbus, Ohio

Now, I know this hub wasn't meant to be humorous but sometimes the simplist of things strike me as hilarious. I am a chronic list maker. I consitently lose the lists, therefore I never fulfill what is on them. Actually insteadof telling you all about my obsession with lists on your comment section, I think I will do a hub on it. Worth a try, eh? Now I couldn't stop laughing with the visual of you shopping with your list and then you come across the de-icer. That had me rolling on the floor. Mainly because I thought I was the only one who did this. You are a hoot. I'll bet your friends consider you the life of the party. But anyway, back to what the hub was about.....The substitutions were great! Only problem is that I would need a list for the substitutions for the substitutions! I doubt that I would have any of the subs on hand either. I'm just a mess. But I loved this hub and you are way too cool! Happy List making!!!!!!!!!!!LOLOLOLOLO


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

lizmoss71, thanks for taking a look and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Paradise, how are you? Always glad when you drop by.

Now... what was I doing???

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

bthinderliter, thank you. I know I'm forgetting some but as I remember them I will add them to the hub.

regards Zsuzsy


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lizmoss71 6 years ago from Orpington, UK

Very useful hub, thank you.


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Paradise7 6 years ago from Upstate New York

Terrifically useful hub, Zsuzsy Bee!!! And the forgetting business...LOL!


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bthinderliter 6 years ago from Alabama at the moment

What a great resource! My Mom had an old cookbook with substitutions in a table format and that was the only place I had ever seen this until now. Thanks!


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Hiya Timorous, here in southern Ontario it's still stinkin' hot and humid... at 9:45 am it's 27 degrees outside already... the news caster on the radio said it supposedly feels like 35... yup I agree with that, it's actually hard to breathe already. Almost 6 weeks now without hardly any relief. Even the water in the pool is lukewarm, varies between 25 - 29 celsius (80-85 fahrenheit)the sun keeps eating through the chlorine like crazy, even with the stabilizer. Just watch 5 months from now I'll be complaining about how bloody cold it is)

take care Zsuzsy


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timorous 6 years ago from Me to You

Hi Zsuzsy;

Just a little off-topic here. Is it still hot & humid where you are? Up here in Lindsay it's been quite pleasant the last few days...sunny, mid-20's, low humidity. Lovely. It's even a bit cool to keep the bedroom window open at night.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Hiya Shalini, always glad when you drop in for a visit.

I love the HP table tool it make the information look so neat and tidy.

hope you're well

regards Zsuzsy


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Shalini Kagal 6 years ago from India

Hi Zsuzsy Bee - thank you! I know the feeling exactly - I go to get something and forget the most important ingredient. That, despite a list I misplace! I need this, I do. And a wonderful use of the HP table tool!


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Pamela Kinnaird W, there have been many occasions when I needed to write down a phone number or directions when the back of my hand became a 'Substitute memo pad'

Thank you for your comment.

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Pamela thank you for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

TheManWithNoPants, my granddaughters enjoy gardening too. I feel so glad about that because I learned a lot from my gramps and have sooooo many fond memories of him and his green thumbs and fingers.

hope you're well

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

akirchner, thank you for taking a look and for commenting. I have a notebook collection too. I started writing the titles of the content on the outside cover just so I can find my collected info easier.

hope you're well

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

kellieshell, thank you for taking a look and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Hiya, GPAGE how are you?

Always thrilled when you stop in for a visit. Thanks for commenting.

greetings from a hot and humid Ontario

Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

dallas93444, thank you for taking a look and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Hiya robie2, how are you? Always glad when you pop in for a visit. Thank you for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Granny's House, thanks for taking a look and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

breakfastpop, thank you for taking a look and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Pamela Kinnaird W 6 years ago from Maui and Arizona

Voted up and very useful.

I like the part where you have almost given up on keeping lists. I don't have that problem because 25 or so years ago I started doing what my dad has done for 50 years: If I have to remember something, I write it on my hand. He writes it on the palm of his hand. I write it on the top of my hand. Some people say, "Oh, you'll get blood poisoning from the ink." I haven't yet and neither has he. And I remember important items and tasks every day.

Thanks for a good and useful hub.


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Pamela99 6 years ago from United States

Zusuzsy,

This is a handy list to have as you never know when you need a substitute for some ingredient. I have a list in one of my cookbooks that I will check out to see if there are any you might not have listed.

Thanks for the list


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TheManWithNoPants 6 years ago from Tucson, Az.

I advised my daughter to start a garden. I'm lucky in the fact that my kids still listen to me. I told her to include my grand choldren ages six and ten in the project, and hold them responsible for starting and caring for their own crops. She picked up on it quickly because I did the same thing with her, her brother and sister when they were kids. Not only do you get some good healthy grub, but it teaches a child hard work, responsibility, and the rewards that follow. Grand pa's getting daily updates on the garden, and they are so proud seeing their hard work turn into produce.

Your Hub just made me think of that for some reason, and your Hub was very useful. Thanks Madam Bee!

Jim


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akirchner 6 years ago from Central Oregon

BJ's on a roll - it must have been that cruise! Sharp as a tack....great info and will print it off and put it into my multiple notebooks - then I will need to remember which notebook I used!


kellieshell 6 years ago

Great hub, I just wrote one and mentioned that you can add or take away different ingrediants for different flavors. this is very helpful, thanks!


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California

ZB.....Thank you so much for this list! I always run out of something! ha

Another really great and informative hub! Best, G


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dallas93444 6 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

I have watched my mother use whatever she had from necessity to cook a meal. Your creativity shows. Thanks for sharing!


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robie2 6 years ago from Central New Jersey

What a great list and do I ever need it-- I don't bake or really cook all that often anymore and when I do, it is usually spur of the moment and invariably I am missing something and have to think fast-- this will really help. Thanks Zsuzy


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Granny's House 6 years ago from Older and Hopefully Wiser Time

Great list. Thank you for the tips. Well done


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breakfastpop 6 years ago

Thank you for a terrific and useful hub. I have to print it and keep it handy.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Rochelle, judging from my childrens comments over the years Substitute teachers always made a nice change from the regular ones. My 9 year old granddaughter really benefited from her 'Sub' this past year (her regular teacher just wasn't into explaining math concepts too well) we tried and tried to explain the long division to her... she had put up a block and nothing would penetrate it until they had a sub teacher for one morning... My granddaughter was so excited about 'getting it' that she begged the school secretary to let her phone her Mom at home to tell her so. In her case the Substitute teacher was better, on her wavelength so to say.

take care

Zsuzsy


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Rochelle Frank 6 years ago from California Gold Country

Zsuzsy-- I always enjoy your hubs and comments. This one especially caught my eye since I was a SUBSTITUTE teacher for many years--- In an emergency a sub can be OK, or be as good (sometimes even better) than the real thing. :)


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Hiya Rochelle, how are you? Always glad when you drop in for a visit. I'm known for making lists and lists of lists.(I'm not quite as ditzy as I made myself out to be) I'm always busy, have a million things on the go. It doesn't help that I hate shopping and then when I do go I'm always in a hurry to fly out of the grocery store, as I want to put down some of my (definitely pulitzer worth) ideas onto paper fast before they walk out of my head. (As I'm not famous yet you can guess that they've all evaporated so far).

thanks for taking a look

greetings from a hot and humid Ontario

Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Alex, when I started to use reading glasses I only had two pair they were where ever I was not... Since I got smarter and invested in 8 more pair... one for each room of the house and one pair in my purse, one pair hopefully on my nose. It does happen though every once in a while that all of them end up upstairs in my sewing room but not tooooo often... ( that's when my Mom's favorite adage comes in to play "If you do not have it in your head you will have to have it in your legs")

Thanks for taking a look and for commenting.

hope you're well

regards Zsuzsy


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

OOOPS, Timorous the missing words were in the next column but only showed up when I went to edit??? I have no idea how I managed to do that. Thanks for pointing them out.

hope you're well

regards Zsuzsy


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Rochelle Frank 6 years ago from California Gold Country

Very helpful list

My theory is that new recipes are born when cooks don't have the right ingredient.

PS I keep a magnetic notepad on my refrigerator next to a magnetic pencil holder-- so I do pretty well with compiling my list. I even remember to take it sometimes, but drbj's invention might be a better alternative.


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AlexK2009 6 years ago from Edinburgh, Scotland

Forgetting a list is one thing. Forgetting where I put my glasses is another as I cannot look got them till I find them. So I have standard locations for such items. 99% of the time I remember to use these locations. Thus glasses are always in a standard location near the bed or one ot two places in the bathroom. Protocol saves grief.


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timorous 6 years ago from Me to You

Hi Zsuzsy; What a very useful list this is. I've bookmarked it. I had some of these from a couple of cookbooks already, but this seems quite thorough. I can't think of anything to add, really.

BTW, if you don't mind me pointing out a few small errors:

The phrase 'Use Instead Of' is a wee bit misleading. What you really mean is 'Substitute with', I think.

Also some ingredient names are missing from the substitute listings given in: 'Cake flour' (you meant to add all purpose), plus 'Italian seasoning', and 'Poultry seasoning' are also missing a couple of things.

I guess the obvious question remains...what to do if you don't have the substitute either? Well...I guess you're screwed. On to Plan B.

Thanks Z.B.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

drbj, hahaha that is a good suggestion, thank you for that. Especially easy to follow with its point form. I love it.

Always glad whjen you pop in for a visit.

hope you're well

Zsuzsy


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drbj 6 years ago from south Florida

Hi, Z-Bee. If your pizza recipe calls for tomato sauce and cheese and flour and you don't have any, just substitute with

1-800-PAPAwhatshisname.

As you probably guessed, I'm not a cook but I do like your list. And so you won't lose future lists do the following:

1- Purchase small notebook for list-writing - about 2 inches x 3 inches.

2- With pointed instrument, punch 2 holes in top of notebook.

3- Thread about 17 inches of yarn or string lying around the house into holes.

4- Fasten small pencil to front of notebook with duct tape.

5- Tie resulting product around your neck. Caution: you may have to sleep and bathe with it so as not to forget it when you shop.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada Author

Hiya Sandy, how are you? Thanks for taking a look and for commenting.

regards Zsuzsy


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Sandyspider 6 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

This should come in handy. Thanks.

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