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Cook's Thesaurus

“The Cook's Thesaurus is a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions.” An article on the Cook’s Thesaurus may be found at

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Scope and Usage

Recommends substitutions for ingredients that may be unavailable. Also provides alternate names that a food shopper may encounter at a grocery store. These functions illustrate useful extensions of the synonym relationship.

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The Cook’s Thesaurus
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