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•1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder can be substituted for 1 clove of fresh garlic.
•1 pound of fresh mushrooms will be about same as a 10 ounce can of mushrooms.
•Powdered sugar can substitute for granulated sugar in baking. If you are looking for a delightful taste alternative try a cup of honey with a pinch of baking soda in place of a cup of granulated sugar.
•2 cups of fresh chopped tomatoes is equivalent to a 16 ounce can of crushed tomatoes. You may have to drain can or adjust for moisture in recipe.
•Adding about 2 Tablespoons of molasses to a cup of granulated sugar will substitute well for a single cup of brown sugar.
•Sherry or port wine can be used instead of red or white wine. Just lower amount to 2 Tablespoons equals ˝ cup.
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