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What Can I Substitute For All-Purpose Flour?

What can I substitute for all purpose flour

If you are anything like us, then cooking and baking can be very therapeutic for you. You can try out new recipes, make delicious meals and snacks, and enjoy having friends and family over for dinner.

But, there’s nothing worse than spending hours preparing an exquisite dinner to find that you are out of one vital ingredient, that you really cannot go without. 

Is It Better To Thicken Soup With Flour Or Cornstarch?

Is It Better To Thicken Soup With Corn flour Or StarchShutterstock

There are two schools of culinary thought when it comes to the best way to thicken soup, and both of them have equal merit (based on who you ask).

But the closer you look at cornstarch and flour—and the way in which they’re used as thickening agents for soup—the more obvious it becomes that one is actually better than the other. The idea that they’re both the same, is unfortunately, an old wives tale. 

Whether you choose flour or cornstarch to use as a thickening agent, it’s really important to know how to make use of them.

How Do You Make Homemade Salsa Not Watery?

How Do You Make Homemade Salsa Not WateryShutterstock

If you’ve tried to make your own salsa at home, then you’ll probably have noticed it often ends up far too watery. Store-bought and restaurant quality salsa is usually yummy and thick, but that’s not as easy to achieve when you’re making it yourself at home.

Typically, the reason for this is in the ingredients you used to make it. The most common reason behind homemade salsa that turns out watery is your choice of tomatoes.