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Old 07-20-2006, 09:14 PM   #11
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I have been using Earth Balance which can be found in natural food stores, and Trader Joe. It is GMO free and hydrogenated and trans fat free. I used in baking without any difference in taste or texture. Since I wont use margarine or any hydrogenated vegetable fat, and cant use butter most of the time due to the need to keep kosher. This has been ideal.
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Old 07-20-2006, 09:32 PM   #12
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Good find Brian!
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Old 07-20-2006, 09:46 PM   #13
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You can cook and bake with regular Smart Balance but can only use the light as a spread.
Correct, jp. Therefore, I buy only Smart Balance regular and use it for everything. It's really good, and I'm a butter snob!

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Old 07-20-2006, 10:27 PM   #14
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Good find Brian!
Okay, okay, enough with the jokes people...
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And to respond to what everyone else is saying about its pumped up with water, etc, etc, yes it is DEFINATLY pumped up with water. If you buy this, get ready for something slippery and not thick at all like butter or even spreadable margerine.
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Old 07-23-2006, 05:16 AM   #16
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vegan butter alternatives

hello.

any ideas on vegan waffles/butter alternative that doesn't taste too much of coconut?
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Old 07-23-2006, 10:31 PM   #17
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[quote=lunch]hello.

any ideas on vegan waffles/butter alternative that doesn't taste too much of coconut?

[Use Earth Balance which is not the same as Smart Balance. The water content is lower, and you can use it in any recipe without any difference in taste.
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