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11 Parsley Substitutes that a Cook Should Know

Who does not know parsley? Even popular songs mention about it. For me, it is the green leaves that those chefs sprinkle on top of most of my favorite dishes. Gosh, the recipe looks so appetizing with the parsley garnishing.

Aside from garnish, parsley actually has many uses than just to add contrast to your food. It can add up to the tang of your dish when cooking as well. Do you have a ready alternative when you run out of parsley? I mean, it is one of the world’s ever-popular herb, so, it has to be super-fast moving in terms of stock and demand.

When looking for parsley substitutes, I may share with you some that could be of help!

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The seven best Substitutes for you to use for Sage

Are you planning on cooking a mouthwatering meal for the holidays, a feast for the family or just something to enjoy for the day, but you discovered that you are missing one essential ingredient called sage? Well, put those worries away because even though you lack that part, there are other different herbs that you can use in exchange!

Sage is a herb that one would absolutely recommend to have. However, it's not all the time that we have it inside of our kitchens. If such a time comes, we would need to find a substitute for the herb that would still be able to provide all of its delectable qualities. As the sage grass is part of the family tree of mint, most of its replacements will be from the same family as well.  So you’d be able to cook the dish you desire, let's get on with the different substitutes for sage!

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How to tell if Pork is bad and is no longer safe?

I am not a butcher, and expert on meats, or anything but I certainly know how to tell if pork is bad. All I need is years of experience in buying meat from the market and cooking it myself. The weekly routine teaches moms to learn how to identify whether the pork is fresh and is safe to cook. Nowadays, when choosing the food that I serve to my family, it is required that I should be meticulous.

There signs that you need to observe when buying meat in the market for you to be able to bring home pork that is safe to cook right away or store for future use. There are also safety precautions that you should remember when serving food to your kids. Ensuring that the pork is not bad to feed is every mother’s priority. Here are some simple steps to guide you!

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What Chili Paste Substitute that is Easy to Find?

Do you like it super-hot? I may take a mouthful of my favorite spicy recipe and see my face turn red, but that is how I love it to be. The fiery taste of the food in my tongue brings the excitement of eating a challenge. Hence, I am always in charge when cooking those curried chicken!

Have you ever tried cooking without using the chili paste that you usually use? I have been there. That is why I have learned some chili paste substitute that I never imagined will work. Do you have your own alternatives?

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10 Dijon Mustard Substitute You Can Pick Anytime

Who is not familiar with Dijon mustard? Even my little one knows when to ask for one especially when he sees hotdogs and buns. She loves a pinch of Dijon mustard over the coarse kind that we have. Hence, I make sure to have one in handy all the time.

However, it would be a nightmare when this condiment runs out. Therefore, it is important to know some Dijon mustard substitutes to save your day. You will be surprised to know that you can find some of them already in your fridge. If Dijon mustard is not a regular in your pantry, imagine how frustrating it would be when suddenly you need one.

Check out this Dijon mustard substitutes and discover the ones that you can easily pick anytime.

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