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Basil Substitute

Basil Substitute

Basil substitutes can include its mint cousins: oregano, mint, and thyme. Tarragon and savory are also suitable alternatives to basil. Because basil is included in Italian seasoning, that is also a good alternative for basil in a pinch.
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Chives Substitute

Chives Substitute

Chive replacements include their cousins: onions, shallots and garlic. Since chives have a more delicate flavor, if you are replacing with one of these be sure to use less so the flavor isn't overpowering. Some fresh chive substitutes for garnishing you should consider include green onion (scallion) or leek.
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Cinnamon Substitute

Cinnamon Substitute

Substitutes for Cinnamon can range from spices with similar flavor profiles such as Nutmeg and Allspice to a blend. If you go this route - substitute for ¼ of the amount of cinnamon. Alternatively, apple pie spice and pumpkin pie spice blends often contain cinnamon and can serve as a good substitute in a pin
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vanilla extract substitute

Vanilla Extract Substitutes

Vanilla can also be an ingredient that runs out and if used rarely, quick substitutes are helpful to have on hand. There are many common ingredients that can be used as a vanilla substitute already in your kitchen.
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Garam Masala Substitute

Garam Masala Substitute

Garam masala translates to warming spices and comes from northern India and is highly aromatic. This spice blend is great...
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Coriander Substitute

Coriander Substitute

There are multiple types of coriander, at The Spice House we carry Indian Coriander Seeds, Moroccan Coriander Seeds, and Ground...
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Parsley Substitute

Parsley Substitute

Dried parsley is a delicate herb that’s milder in flavor than fresh parsley, but still manages to make a wonderful...
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Saffron Substitute

Saffron Substitute

Saffron is a vivid, red, thread-like spice typically used to season and color foods. Harvesting saffron takes a lot of...
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Substitute for Peppercorns

Substitute for Peppercorns

Peppercorns come in three different colors, white, black and green. All of these peppercorns come from the same vine but...
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Star Anise Substitute

Star Anise Substitute

Star anise is native to northeast Vietnam and Southwest China, and is therefore found in many Chinese dishes and is...
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Celery Seed Substitute

Celery Seed Substitute

Celery seeds are small and slightly bitter seeds that are commonly used in sauerkraut, pickling, and in cold vegetable salads,...
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Arrowroot Substitute

Arrowroot Substitute

Arrowroot powder was originally used to heal poison-arrow wounds, and has since become an essential ingredient to thicken many dishes...
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