Emergency Thanksgiving Day Cooking Substitutions

How many times have you run out of a dire ingredient, only to realize it smack in the middle of preparing a major meal? With Thanksgiving coming up, we can’t afford to take those chances!

WearEver Pure Living Cookware shared their clever substitute ingredients for cooking emergencies with us and we’re passing them along to you. Hopefully you won’t need to use them, but better safe than sorry!

-1 cup honey = 1 1/4 cups sugar + 1/4 cup liquid 1 cup whole milk = 1/2 cup evaporated milk + 1/2 cup water
-1 tsp. lemon juice = 1/2 tsp. vinegar
-1 cup butter = 1 cup margarine or 7/8 cup vegetable oil
-1 cup yogurt = 1 cup buttermilk
-1 Tbsp. flour (for thickening) = 1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch or 2 tsps. quick-cooking tapioca
-1 cup buttermilk = 1 or 2 Tbsps. lemon juice or or vinegar plus enough milk to make 1 cup
-1 Tbsp. fresh herbs = 1 tsp. dried herbs
-1 square unsweetened chocolate = 3 Tbsp. cocoa plus 1 Tbsp. shortening
-1 tsp. baking powder = 1/3 tsp. baking soda plus 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
-1 cup all-purpose flour = 1 cup whole wheat flour
-1 cup brown sugar = 1 cup white sugar plus 2 Tbsp. molasses
-1 egg = 1 heaping Tbsp. soy flour plus 1 Tbsp. water
-1 cup self-rising flour = 1 cup all-purpose flour plus 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder and 1/2 tsp. salt
-1 tablespoon of dried minced onion = 1/4 cup raw minced onion

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