If out of tomato sauce, use 3/4 cup tomato paste with 1 cup water for every 2 cups tomato sauce needed.
If the washer is on the fritz, just add detergent and hand wash garments in a sink, rinse and throw in a salad spinner before drying.
If out of self rising flour, use 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder plus 1/4 teaspoons salt for every 1 cup self-rising flour needed.
If out of buttermilk, use 1 cup milk plus 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar or lemon juice for every 1 cup of buttermilk needed.
If out of unsweetened chocolate, use 3 tablespoons cocoa with 1 tablespoon butter for every 1 square for unsweetened chocolate needed.
If out of self rising cornmeal, use 1 cup cornmeal with 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 teaspoon of cream of tartar and 3/4 teaspoon baking soda for every 1 cup of self rising cornmeal needed.
If out of powdered sugar, use 1 cup raw sugar with 1 teaspoon cornstarch ground fine in a blender for every 1 cup of powdered sugar needed.
If out of brown sugar, use 1 cup sugar with 3 tablespoons molasses for every 1 cup brown sugar needed.