Help Me Find a Good Soy-Free Substitute for Soy Sauce

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Q: I was recently diagnosed with a soy allergy and am learning to adjust. Fortunately, in our modern times, there are reasonable substitutes and alternatives available.

However, the one food item that has eluded me is a reliable soy sauce substitute. I've googled and have seen some recipes, but nothing is the clear winner. I'm hoping your resourceful readers might be able to help.

Sent by StephanieEditor: Stephanie, one idea that comes immediately to mind is a salty mushroom liqueur, from reduced mushroom broth, and perhaps mixed with fish sauce? Anything to give that salty umami flavor.

Readers, any ideas or experiences to share?

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