All About Ingredients

Learn about familiar and less-common ingredients, along with storage tips, DIY ideas, and recipe suggestions to try them out yourself.

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How to Make Your Own Cake Flour
Read this before you make a run to the store.
Common Ingredient Substitutions
Out of baking powder (or baking soda or even milk)? Make your own with our ingredient substitutions guide.
What Is Coconut Flour and How Do You Use It?
Before you dive into that bag of coconut flour, it helps to know a few things about what you're getting into and how best to use it.
Cold Brew vs. Iced Coffee: What's the Difference? 
Both may be considered a refreshing change of pace from hot coffee, but that doesn't make them interchangeable. 
5 Quick Weeknight Dinners With Easy Variations From Allrecipes Home Cooks
Want to tweak a recipe but not sure how? Allrecipes home cooks share how they changed up five quick recipes with simple ingredient substitutions. Get the recipes, tips, and serving suggestions.

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What Is Chicory and Why Is It in My Coffee?
This popular New Orleans pick-me-up is a breeze to make at home.
5 Mistakes You're Making When Cooking Rice
Learn how to best cook this adaptable grain.