We’ve all been there before. You start cooking, glance at the recipe, and notice that you’re missing one of the ingredients. Do you scrap the dish or run to the grocery store? Thankfully, with some creative ingredient substitutions, you may not have to. You could have just what you need right at home! Recipe website HowToCook.recipes created a graphic featuring 40 ingredient substitutions that can be used for cooking or baking. There are many surprising substitutions on the list that can make a dish taste great. Did you know that lemon juice combined with milk is a great substitute for buttermilk? If you’re out of corn syrup, you can use a mixture of white sugar and water in your recipe. You can also use ingredient substitutions to lower the calorie count of some recipes, like swapping cream cheese for fat-free ricotta cheese. If you ever find yourself out of an ingredient, just use a little kitchen creativity and find a substitute!
Infographic by: howtocook.recipes