Do not let one ingredient prevent you from making the dish you have been planning to make all week. Our replacements guide is here to help, whether you’ve run out of eggs or are having trouble finding yeast. After all, a healthy dose of inventiveness gives rise to some of the tastiest dishes and baked goods.

Cooking Ingredient

Apple Cider Vinegar1 Tbsp1 Tbsp lemon juice
Basil1 Tbsp1 Tbsp oregano or thyme
Breadcrumbs, Dry1 cup¾ cup crushed crackers
Broth, Chicken or Beef1 cup1 bouillon cube + 1 cup water
Capers21 olive, pickles (cut to size) or lemon juice (to taste)
Coriander1 Tbsp1 Tbsp cumin, curry powder or garam masala
Cottage Cheese1 cup1 cup ricotta chese
Fennel Seeds½ tsp½ tsp anise
Fish Sauce1 Tbsp1 Tbsp soy sauce, coconut aminos or Worcestershire sauce
Mayonnaise1 cup1 cup yogurt
Paprika1 tsp1 tsp chili powder
Red Wine Vinegar1 Tbsp1½ tsp red wine + 1½ tsp vinegar
Rosemary1 Tbsp1 Tbsp thyme, sage or marjoram
Salt1 tsp1 tsp paprika, oregano, nutritional yeast or lemon juice
Soy Sauce1 Tbsp1 Tbsp tamari, coconut aminos or miso paste
Tomato Paste1 Tbsp2 Tbsp tomato purée
Tomato Sauce1 cup½ cup tomato paste + ½ cup water
Vinegar½ tsp1 tsp lemon juice
White Wine¼ cup¼ cup white wine vinegar + ¼ cup water (or ¼ cup broth)

Baking Ingredient

Allspice1 tsp½ tsp cinnamon + ½ tsp ground cloves
Apple Pie Spice1 tsp½ tsp cinnamon + ¼ tsp nutmeg + ⅛ tsp cardamom
Baking Powder (double acting)1 tsp½ tsp cream of tartar + ¼ tsp baking soda
Baking Soda¼ tsp1 tsp baking powder
Butter1 cup⅞ cup vegetable shortening (or vegetable oil)
Buttermilk1 cup1 cup plain yogurt (or 1 cup milk + 1 Tbsp lemon juice)
Chocolate, Unsweetened1 oz3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa + 1 Tbsp melted butter
Cinnamon1 tsp1 tsp nutmeg
Cocoa Powder¼ cup1 oz (square) unsweetened chocolate
Cornstarch1 Tbsp2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
Eggs11 Tbsp ground flaxseed + 3 Tbsp water; let sit for 5 minutes
Flour, All-Purpose1 cup⅞ cup whole-wheat flour
Flour, Arrowroot1½ tsp1 Tbsp all-purpose flour or 1½ tsp tapioca starch
Flour, Bread1 cup1 cup all-purpose flour
Flour, Cake1 cup1 cup – 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour +2 Tbsp cornstarch
Flour, Gluten-Free1 cup1 cup blended raw rolled oats
Flour, Pastry1 cup1 Tbsp cake flour + 1 cup all-purpose flour
Half-and-Half1 cup½ cup whole milk + ½ cup heavy cream
Heavy Cream1 cup1 cup whole milk + 1 Tbsp melted butter
Honey1 Tbsp1 Tbsp maple syrup
Lemon Juice1 Tbsp1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
Molasses1 cup1 cup dark corn syrup
Oil½ cup½ cup applesauce
Pumpkin Pie Spice1 tsp½ tsp cinnamon + ¼ tsp ginger + ⅛ tsp clove + ⅛ tsp nutmeg
Sour Cream1 cup1 cup plain yogurt
Sugar, Dark Brown1 cup1 cup granulated sugar + 2 Tbsp molasses
Sugar, Light Brown1 cup1 cup granulated sugar + 1 Tbsp molasses
Vanilla Extract1 tsp1 tsp bourbon or rum
Yeast1 tsp½ tsp baking soda + ½ tsp lemon juice
Yogurt1 cup1 cup sour cream

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