light vs dark brown sugar

Light Vs. Dark Brown Sugar – How Do They Compare?

There are many types of brown sugar, but light and dark brown sugar are the best known and easiest to find. Both are chemically similar and are made using the same processing methods; however, they are two completely different products. If you are faced with a choice between them, you …

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brown sugar vs cane sugar

Brown Sugar Vs. Cane Sugar – How Do They Compare?

Brown sugar is simple. It consists of white granulated sugar to which a certain amount of molasses has been added for flavor and appearance. Brown sugar can be made from sugar beets or from sugar cane. Cane sugar is more complex as there are multiple types of sugar that can …

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hemp seed substitute

What’s A Good Hemp Seed Substitute?

Hemp seeds are widely considered to be a superfood with immense nutritional value. They are also versatile enough to be added to your diet in numerous ways; however, they are not always the easiest food to find in brick and mortar grocery stores. If you cannot source these seeds and …

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muscovado sugar substitute

What’s A Good Muscovado Sugar Substitute?

If you are seeking a healthy alternative to refined white sugar, you may see muscovado recommended as one of your best options. Muscovado is an unrefined sugar that is actually less exotic than it sounds—it is mainly just another brown sugar. It is not much better for you than white …

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Chicory uses

Seven Delectable Chicory Uses

Chicory comes in many forms – in fact, frisée and radicchio are both considered chicories. Belgian endive is another chicory and is arguably the most common version. Chicory is versatile and both the leaves and the root are useful. Consider the following seriously delectable chicory uses – using all aspects …

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Cubeb pepper substitute

What’s A Good Cubeb Pepper Substitute?

Cubeb pepper (piper cubeba, also known as tailed pepper) is not really a common ingredient in European or American recipes, but if you want to make certain Moroccan dishes, you may need it for an authentic flavor profile. It is also useful if you want to replace black pepper or …

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lemon verbena vs lemongrass

Lemon Verbena Vs. Lemongrass – How Do They Compare?

There are quite a few herbs that can provide a lemon scent along with an herbal note. Among the most common of these herbs are lemon verbena and lemongrass. Both have the word lemon in their name and are great options for many of the same applications, but they do …

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Fennel Pollen Uses

Nine Tasty Fennel Pollen Uses

Not too long ago, fennel pollen was a secret spice known only to a few Tuscan cooks. Today, it is a popular ingredient, made famous by celebrity chefs and a generation of foodies who are not afraid to experiment with new ingredients. Along with being nutrient dense, fennel pollen offers a …

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