The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cooking Substitutions: An A-to-Z Compendium of Recipe Savers for Spices, Staples, and More!

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Penguin, Feb 5, 2008 - Cooking - 208 pages

Accept all substitutions!

In anyone's kitchen-from that of a chef to an amateur cook-there comes a time when an essential ingredient is missing, or perhaps a substitution is needed for a special dietary requirement. That's where this book comes in handy, offering replacements for everything from milk, flour, and eggs to seasonings, sweeteners, and wine, as well as handy conversions for weights and measures used in antiquated family recipes.
* Includes vegetarian and vegan substitutions for meat-free dishes
* Kitchen-friendly with wipe-clean paper over-board cover
* Easy-to-use dictionary-style format
* Low-fat and trans-fat substitutions

 

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Contents

A
1
B
9
C
26
D
51
E
53
F
56
G
64
H
74
Q
136
R
138
S
146
T
160
U
167
V
168
W
172
X
182

I
79
J
81
K
83
L
86
M
96
N
109
O
112
P
118
Y
183
Z
185
Appendix A
187
Appendix B
193
Appendix C
198
About the Author
202
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About the author (2008)

Ellen Brown, the author of more than 20 cookbooks, gained the national limelight in 1982 as the founding food editor of "USA Today". Her books include "Gourmet Gazelle Cookbook, "winner of the IACP Award, and "Cooking with the New American Chefs, "a Tastemaker Award finalist.

From 2003 to 2008 she was allied with Alpha Books as an author for its popular series on basic instruction, "The Complete Idiot's Guides. "Her nine books covered topics as diverse as slow cooker cooking and fondues to juicing and a dictionary of cooking substitutions. Just released by Lyons Press is a series of five regional American grilling books, and other topics she has written about range from sushi to smoothies.

Her writing has appeared in more than two dozen publications, including "The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times" syndicate, the Prodigy computer network, "Bon Appetit, Art Culinaire, The Baltimore Sun, The San Francisco Chronicle, Tables, Good Food, Showcase, " and "Diversion".

In 1985, she was honored by "Cook's" magazine, who selected her for inclusion in the prestigious "Who's Who of Cooking in America." Profiles of her have appeared in "The Washington Post, The Detroit News, Coastal Living, " and "The Miami Herald". She was also shown in an episode on "Food Finds", shown nationally on the Television Food Network. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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