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5 recipes for the non-dairy baker

By: Enrique Gili on Feb. 26, 2013, 4:07 p.m.
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In the complex world of food habits, some people eschew dairy products for health and dietary reasons while others jettison animal byproducts completely. This leaves baking enthusiasts without the usual standbys of milk and butter.

But that doesn't mean they have to ban baked goods entirely. A careful reading of food packaging and minor substitutions of traditional ingredients can lead to delicious results. Try these five surprisingly tasty non-dairy recipe ideas the next time you get the yearning to bake. (Text: Enrique Gili)