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Is there anything that can be substituted for ground caraway seeds? I need help quick! I'm trying to make the Russian Vegetable Salad recipe that Diamond Organics just emailed out and I just found out I have no caraway seeds. Thanks!

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It only calls for 3/4 teaspoon (in a recipe that serves 6). Do you think I could just leave them out?

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Hmm I would think you could just leave them out. They do have a pretty strong flavour...

The closest two I can think of would be fennel seed or cumin seed. I LOVE fennel seed Hope it turns out!
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Thank you so much!!

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BLECH! Leave them out!! My DH loves 'em, but man, those things are nasty!

Hope your salad turns out yummy!
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Just FYI... I went and looked up that recipe, and the salad is relatively "authentic" (I'm actually planning on making a very similar recipe for Easter this weekend), but neither the parsley nor the caraway would liable to be found on a Russian table.

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Thank you everyone!

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