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Substitute for Sun Dried Tomatoes

Substitute for Sun Dried Tomatoes

Craving the sun-dried touch but missing the ingredient? Find the best substitute for sun dried tomatoes, waiting to add depth and flavor to your recipe! Making a recipe that calls for sun dried tomatoes and…


Best Substitute for Half and Half

Best Substitute for Half and Half

Sonja & Alex Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes and the joy of cooking! Our recipes are…


Best Substitute for Shortening

Best Substitute for Shortening

There are plenty of options if you don’t want to use shortening! Here’s the best substitute for shortening in recipes and baking. These days, shortening isn’t in good graces. What is it, and what’s a…


How to Pronounce Acai

How to Pronounce Acai

Here’s how to pronounce acai (açaí), that deep purple Brazilian berry that’s blended into frosty topping-loaded smoothie bowls! If you’re not sure how to pronounce açaí, as in acai berry, you’re not alone! That deep…


Best Substitute for Creme Fraiche

Best Substitute for Creme Fraiche

Can’t find creme fraiche? Here’s our best creme fraiche substitute to use in recipes and for dolloping. As two cookbook authors and recipe experts, here are our top tips! Crème fraîche is essentially a French…


Best Substitute for Cumin

Best Substitute for Cumin

Cumin is hard to replace, but there are a few options if you don’t have this spice on hand! Here’s the best substitute for cumin in recipes. Making a recipe that calls for cumin and…