Category Archives for "Ingredients"

Want a Substitute for Peanut Oil? Here Are the Top 7 Alternatives


If you’re searching for an ingredient that you can substitute for peanut oil, this article may have the answers you’re looking for! Below are seven other peanut oil alternatives that you can choose from.

I love cooking with peanut oil—it’s amazing for frying, and it tastes excellent when drizzled on salads. Sometimes, I choose to use alternatives instead, because peanut oil isn’t cheap, and I like experiment with different flavors in different dishes.

In no particular order, here are seven oils that you can use if you don’t have or don’t want to use peanut oil <or if you’re allergic>. I’ll be discussing topics like flavors, smoke points, and ingredient pairings. I have used most of these ingredients myself!

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Need a Lemongrass Substitute? Here Are The 6 Amazing Reliefs


Looking for a lemongrass substitute? This article will provide you with some of the best options to choose from--you actually might be surprised by some items on this list!

I love cooking Thai and Vietnamese food, so most of my dishes usually call for lemongrass. Sometimes, however, things could get a bit more challenging, as these fragrant stalks are not easily available!

This is why I started looking for alternatives. Below are some of the things that I learned during my search!

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A Guide to The Top 21 Spices Every Kitchen Should Have


Anyone who’s serious about cooking—whether you’re a home cook or professional chef—needs to have a good spice rack. In this post, I’ll talk about the top 21 spices every kitchen should have.

Whether you’re rebuilding your kitchen, or simply doing a revamp, I’m sure you’ll find the items below very useful!

I’m a home cook who started cooking with basic recipes, but soon started cooking more complex dishes, most of which involves a lot of spices!

These are some of the most important spices that you need to have in your spice rack.

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What is The Best Chili Powder Substitute To Consider?


Have you experienced cooking on your favorite recipe with a need of certain ingredient but you have none? Like for instance, a recipe calling for a chili powder? What if you don’t have any chili powder in the pantry at all? You probably do not want to run out to the store, right? So what are you going to do now? Well, the best thing to consider is to look for a chili powder substitute that will offer the needed dash of heat for the recipe. Good to know that there are wide options to choose from.

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Need a Thyme Substitute? Here Are The Best Herbs To Replace It With


One will not be able to fully imitate the exact flavors of thyme. It is a unique herb that has a flavor and aroma that cannot be replicated. However, there are herbs that can come close to it. Looking for a thyme substitute? Look no further!

Used in many Middle Eastern and Western dishes, thyme has an earthy and peppery fragrance. It’s also known to be a type of herb that can enhance the flavor herbs without overpowering them.

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7 Amazing Ingredients That Will Make A Good Substitute For Celery


Celery is an acquired taste. Some people don’t like its texture, while others don’t like the flavor. What do you do if you’re cooking for someone who doesn’t like it? If you’re looking for a substitute for celery, you’ve come to the right place!

I like celery a lot, but there are some people in my family who can’t stand it. This is why I always look for alternatives. As much as I enjoy eating it, I sometimes need to adjust my recipes to make sure that everyone enjoys the food.

Below are ideas that you can use if you or someone you’re cooking for wants to skip celery—tips on how to pull off similar textures and flavors.I hope you find the information below helpful!

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