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What can you use instead of corn starch?

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October 03, 2013 8:38PM

As a thickner for stew, or pies, you can use self rising flour.

Another good option is to use arrowroot powder.
For making gravy, a good substitute for corn starch is enriched white wheat flour. You can also substitute gluten-free flour. You might also try tapioca flour. You can also substitute potato starch, but use the commercial kind. If you make your own liquid starch from juiced potatoes, be ready for that potato taste... and, it tends to turn very slightly grey.