When you live 30 minutes from the store, you try really hard to make sure you have everything you need on hand to do your cooking or baking.
But sometimes you do forget to put something on your shopping list, and you don’t realize it until you’re in the middle of making dinner. With neighbors few and far between and a long drive to town, it’s better to make some simple ingredient substitutions to help you finish your cooking.
Just a few ingredient subsitutions can help you save money on your grocery bill and save time, too.
Check out these ideas for money-saving ingredient substitutions from Cafe Quill:
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I often use ingredient substitutions for things I don’t consume very often – like buttermilk. I will either add a bit of lemon juice or vinegar to milk instead of buying buttermilk that I use for one recipe and then let go bad in my refrigerator. And making your own seasoning mixes is another terrific way to save money and know exactly what ingredients are used in the mix.
Your turn: What are your favorite ingredient substitutions that save you money?