Handy Substitutions

Forwarded by Diane S.

Original source: Practical Kitchen.com (http://www.practicalkitchen.com/)
1 cup cake and pastry flour1 cup sifted all purpose flour less 2 tablespoons
1 cup buttermilk1 cup thinned plain yogurt (thin with milk)
1 cup milk plus 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice; let stand 10 min and stir
1 cup self rising flour1 cup all purpose flour plus 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa plus 2 1/2 teaspoons butter
1 teaspoon lemon juice1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
1 cup milk1/2 cup evaporated milk plus 1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 cup cream cheese1 cup cottage cheese plus 1/4 cup butter or margarine
4 cups whole milk4 cups skim milk plus 3 Tbsp. cream
1 cup sour cream3 tbsp. melted butter plus plain yogurt to 1 cup
Juice of 1 lemonabout 2 tablespoons
Heavy cream2 percent evaporated milk
Sour creamplain low fat yogurt
Mayonnaise1 part real mayonnaise blended with 1 part lowfat yogurt
Eggstwo egg whites
Egg yolks to thicken saucescornstarch, flour or arrowroot
Oil for sautéingstock, wine, juice or vegetable spray
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