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Need A Substitute For Dark Brown Sugar? You Make It Now!
Aug 15

Need A Substitute For Dark Brown Sugar? You Make It Now!

By Rose | Condiments

Dark brown sugar is a “grab me” item in my pantry. It’s so versatile, I use it in my sauces for dishes, dessert recipes and even in my baking escapades. You never know when you need to sprinkle some sweet taste on your cooking! It’s best to keep some always in the kitchen. But what if you run out?

I wouldn’t be surprised if you are desperately looking for an alternative. Do you need a substitute for dark brown sugar? I’ve got good news for you. I know exactly what you need! Ready to grab it?

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Corn Flour Substitutes: 4 Of The Best Options
Aug 12

Corn Flour Substitutes: 4 Of The Best Options

By Rose | Flour

If you want to thicken your soup, you might start thinking about a corn flour. Of course, this should not be a problem, as this is a common kitchen ingredient. But what if this particular thickener is not present for your disposal? Are there are other alternatives for this?

Fortunately, particular ingredients can act as corn flour substitutes. If you usually dwell on the kitchen, you know that it is your responsibility to know these alternative thickeners. Otherwise, you won’t be able to make your favorite stew and gravy. Aside from being a thickener, corn flour can also serve as an anti-caking element. The latter will prevent your food from being messy and clumpy.

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Corn Flour Versus Cornstarch: What's The Difference?
Aug 11

Corn Flour Versus Cornstarch: What’s The Difference?

By Rose | Flour

You can use various thickeners for your baking and cooking needs. Of course, most of these are starch-based thickeners. They could come in the form rice starch, cornstarch, potato starch, corn flour, and arrowroot. Among these, my two favorites are cornflour and cornstarch.

But which is better? There is a constant debate in the cooking community about this. Both of these thickeners have their respective advantages and disadvantages. But these don’t change the fact that they are both great to have in your kitchen.

However, for the purpose of this article, let us explore the pros and cons of these thickeners. After all, I do think that knowing their differences will help improve your cooking. Understanding is the first step to becoming proficient in the kitchen! Let’s examine the differences between these two.

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