Baking and Cooking Ingredient Substitution Chart

Baking and Cooking Ingredient Substitution Chart Substituting one ingredient for another should only be done when you don’t have the necessary ingredient on hand in your kitchen. Substitutions can change the flavor and outcome of the finished baked goods. The following chart gives substitutions that may be used to achieve a product similar to the original when cooking. Find out what to substitute when you’re out of an ingredient – but also remember the following when substituting: When substituting ingredients, take into account the differences in taste, moisture content, texture and weight. When substituting for sugar and flour, consider the … Continue reading Baking and Cooking Ingredient Substitution Chart

German Chocolate Bar Substitutes

German Chocolate Bar Substitutes Many people think German chocolate bars originated in Germany because of the name. They actually originated in the United States in the mid 1850s, created by a man named Sam German, and named after their creator. It is similar to semi-sweet chocolate but has added sugar that enhances the sweetness of items baked using it. Substitutions for German chocolate bars include items commonly found in a kitchen pantry. Unsweetened Cocoa For every ounce of German chocolate called for in a recipe, substitute one tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa, one tablespoon plus one teaspoon of granulated sugar and … Continue reading German Chocolate Bar Substitutes

Spicy Crab Curry – Bangla Style

Spicy Crab Curry – Bangla Style “A spicy crab curry cooked with hot Indian spices, sliced red onion, and sliced potatoes (what we Bengalis call Chocchori Aloo.) It’s best eaten with hot rice.” Ingredients 2 fresh Dungeness crabs, cleaned and with their shells cracked 2 teaspoons ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon mustard seed 1 tablespoon hot water 1 tablespoon mustard oil 3 cups sliced red onion 1 3/4 cups boiling potatoes, peeled, halved lengthwise, and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices 2 whole cloves 1 (1 inch) piece cinnamon stick 2 pods green cardamom pods 5 whole black peppercorns … Continue reading Spicy Crab Curry – Bangla Style

Prawn Malai Curry

Prawn Malai Curry Recipe By:Niloufer “This delicious, mild curry is so easy to make. The word ‘malai’ means cream, but this curry gets its creaminess from coconut milk. This is a recipe from Bengal, which is famous for its seafood. Serve it with steamed basmati rice.” Ingredients Garam Masala: 1/4 teaspoon cardamom seeds 3 whole cloves 3 (1 inch) pieces cinnamon stick 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 whole cloves 4 green cardamom pods 2 (1 1/2 inch) pieces stick cinnamon 1 onion, grated 1 1/4 teaspoons ginger paste 1 1/4 teaspoons garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon cayenne … Continue reading Prawn Malai Curry

Foie gras

Foie gras Foie gras is a luxury food product made of the liver of a duck or goose that has been specially fattened. By French law, foie gras is defined as the liver of a duck or goose fattened by force-feeding corn with a feeding tube, a process also known as gavage. In Spain and other countries, it is occasionally produced using natural feeding. Ducks are force-fed twice a day for 12.5 days and geese three times a day for around 17 days. Ducks are typically slaughtered at 100 days and geese at 112 days.More at Wikipedia From Wikipedia, the … Continue reading Foie gras

Indian Chicken Curry (Murgh Kari)

Indian Chicken Curry (Murgh Kari) Recipe By:Ayshren “This is a really good recipe for spicy Indian chicken curry. It’s pretty easy to make and tastes really good!” Ingredients 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup cooking oil 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon water 1 (15 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1 cup plain yogurt 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 … Continue reading Indian Chicken Curry (Murgh Kari)

Mulligatawny Soup I

Mulligatawny Soup I Ready In 1 h 20 m   “The name Mulligatawny means ‘pepper water’, and curry is the particular ingredient that gives this incredible soup such a delicious flavor. Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 carrot, diced 1/4 cup butter 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder 4 cups chicken broth 1/2 apple, cored and chopped 1/4 cup white rice 1 skinless, boneless chicken breast half – cut into cubes salt to taste ground black pepper to taste 1 pinch dried thyme 1/2 cup heavy cream, heated Directions Saute onions, celery, … Continue reading Mulligatawny Soup I


Measures & Conversions RETURN TO THE RECIPE The American Cup measurement is used for some of the recipes on this website 1 American Cup is 8floz. (American Cup = half an American Pint; American Pint = 16floz) If you do not use American Cups when cooking then the list below should enable you to change from cups to lbs and ozs. If you have any questions, please e-mail us and we may be able to help. GUIDE TO AMERICAN CUP MEASUREMENTS: DRY INGREDIENTS: 1lb flour = 4 American Cups 0.5oz flour = 1 level tablespoon 1oz flour = 1 heaped … Continue reading GUIDE TO AMERICAN CUP MEASUREMENTS:

Cajun Spice Seasoning Mix in a Jar

Cajun Spice Seasoning Mix in a Jar Recipe By:Debbie “A spicy and attractive gift and tastes great on potatoes, eggs, and meat.” Ingredients 3/4 cup salt 1/4 cup ground cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons ground white pepper 2 tablespoons ground black pepper 2 tablespoons paprika 2 tablespoons onion powder 2 tablespoons garlic powder Directions While holding a pint canning jar at an angle, add ingredients to create a “sand art” look. The salt and cayenne may be divided into smaller portions and used to separate other spices. I found it simplest to use 7 cups–one with each spice in it–and add … Continue reading Cajun Spice Seasoning Mix in a Jar

Homemade Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning

Homemade Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning Prep 10 m Ready In 10 m Recipe By:PR Punisher “This seasoning is a staple to have in a Puerto Rican kitchen, but sometimes hard to find where I live. So I started making my own and it’s good! Great seasoning for just about anything; my boys love to shake it on fries. Enjoy!” Ingredients 3 tablespoons garlic powder 2 1/2 tablespoons salt 2 teaspoons ground black pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric Directions Whisk garlic powder, salt, black pepper, oregano, and turmeric together in a bowl. Store in an airtight container. ALL … Continue reading Homemade Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning