When you discover you are out of a vital cooking ingredient or hygiene product, what is the substitute?
the dish you are cooking needs this herb right now, but not one neighbor has a few saffron shreds or a sprig of rosemary. you just ran out of toothpaste—now what do i use?
resourceful people: what is a good substitute for stuff from rosemary, toothpaste, wine for cooking, deoderant, onions, printer ink, wood fire starters, cold medicine to fuel, cooking oil, hair spray—even shampoo? why do they call it shampoo anyway? what is the good substitute of virtually anything?