For culinary uses, brandy may be substituted with brandy extract, rum extract or raspberry extract. Brandy is an alcoholic beverage which is made by distilling wine. It has between 70 to 120 U.S. proof alcohol content an... More »

A good substitute for curry powder is garam masala, an Indian spice blend. Both curry powder and garam masala are often used to impart a traditional Indian flavor to vegetable or meat stews. More »

When counting calories, use yogurt, pureed roasted vegetables or cottage cheese as the base for a dressing in place of salad oil. If it's a matter of health rather than weight, choose one of the healthier oils available,... More »

The most common substitute for brandy when cooking or baking is brandy extract. Another substitution to use is raspberry extract. More »

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Although rum extract can be substituted for rum, there is a difference in the amount needed for dark and light rum. For recipes that require one tablespoon of dark rum, use 1/2 tablespoon of rum extract. For recipes that... More »

Sliced carrots and red cabbage are good substitutes for beets when cooking. Tomatoes and radishes are a good replacement in salads and raw foods. More »

Soy sauce is a readily available substitute for oyster sauce in cooking. There are also vegetarian oyster sauce alternatives made using 100 percent vegetable products that mimic the flavor of the traditionally fermented ... More »