(KTVI) - Chef Christine Allhoff, from the Culinary Institute of St. Louis, stopped by to show Randi some good ways to substitute ingredients to save money on your grocery bill. She shows us marscapone cheese, buttermilk, macadamia nuts, fresh herbs, vanilla beans and boneless chicken breasts.
Culinary Institute of St. Louis
Mascarpone: Cream cheese mixed with a bit of heavy cream
Buttermilk (1 cup): 1 cup milk plus 1 Tbsp. lemon juice or white vinegar (let stand for 10 minutes)
Macadamia nuts: Walnuts, almonds or cashews
Fresh herbs (1 Tbsp.): 1 tsp. dried herbs
Vanilla bean (1 inch long): 1 tsp. vanilla extract
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts: Boneless, skinless chicken thighs