Six whole allspice berries are equivalent to 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of ground allspice. Allspice can be used as a substitute in recipes calling for ground cloves in most cases. More »

Allspice is the harvested and dried berry of the Jamaican pepper tree. The spice has the flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, juniper and peppercorn. It is not a combination of many spices, but is pure ground Jamaican be... More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Allspice is the name given to the dried ground fruits of the Pimenta dioica plant. A large quantity of allspice is produced in Jamaica. As such, the spice is known in some regions as Jamaica pepper, although Guatemala an... More »

A mixture of 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon cloves and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg can be used as a substitute for 1 1/2 teaspoons of allspice. When a less pronounced clove or nutmeg flavor benefits the recipe, cooks use 1/... More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Baking powder can be substituted for baking soda in a recipe by adding 2 teaspoons of double-acting baking powder for every half teaspoon of baking soda and replacing the acidic liquid in the recipe with a non-acidic liq... More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Substitute 1 cup of dark brown sugar plus 2 teaspoons of molasses for an equivalent amount of palm sugar, as the molasses adds a deep flavor similar to that of palm sugar. Another option is to substitute plain brown suga... More »

The equivalent amount of garlic salt for 1 teaspoon of garlic powder is 4 teaspoons. When replacing garlic powder for garlic salt in a recipe, one should reduce the salt content in the recipe by 3 teaspoons. This is beca... More »