Food FAQs: Substitutions, Yields & Equivalents
Everyday, novice and experienced cooks confront such questions as How many onions must I chop to get 2 cups? and I don'st have any sour cream --what can I use instead? For the first time, these questions and hundreds more are answered in one handy volume. Food FAQs, a necessary resource for every kitchen, contains more than 1100 entries covering foods used most often in American kitchens.
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Substitutions in alphabetical order
Pasta and Noodles
allspice amount chopped amount specified amount Substitute freely arugula average bunch beans butter cayenne pepper chili chopped or sliced cloves cream cubed cup 8 ounces cup chopped cup mashed cup water cup whole cups cooked cups diced cups sliced drained dried any amount equal amount equal measure finely chopped flavor following in equal FOOD FAQs QUICKANSWER fresh any amount frozen fruit GREENS Ingredient Specified Amount interchangeable in equal jicama leaf loosely packed lower-fat alternative marjoram meat medium milk minced mustard nonfat nuts one-half the quantity onion oregano package PASTA peas peeled pound powder Preparation AFTER Preparation Preparation Volume Weight puréed quantity specified recipes rice SALAD spicy sauce seeds shelled solid or melted Specified Amount Substitute specified and adding squash starting with one-half sugar tablespoon chopped tablespoons taste teaspoon teaspoon dried teaspoon ground unsweetened vegetable Volume Weight Approximate Weight Approximate Yield wheat whipped wine Yields & Equivalents yogurt zest