Substitute Saviors

I don't mind letting you know I can be cheap at times. A good deal or a cheaper alternative is always on my radar and I'm no stranger to penny pinching if I feel like it can save me a few bucks. One area I've attempted to apply that strategy is in the field of ingredients. I've made the mistake a few times of buying off-brand supplies and ingredients for a meal or two and learned the hard way you get what you paid for. Substitutes tend to do that. They never have the same val