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Luisa Davis

Luisa Davis

Luisa Davis is a frelance writer and foodie based in Portland, California. Though raised on her mother's homestyle Italian cooking, she has spent most of the last five years traveling and immersing herself in other countries' cuisines. Her work have been published in various publications, both online and offline.

Champagne Ice Cream 2 Easy Ways!

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If you are looking for a taste that is rich and sweet, champagne sorbet is going to be one of the best things you’ve ever tasted.  There are so many different types of champagne ice cream, it all just depends on the champagne that you use. You can have pink champagne ice cream, strawberry champagne ice cream, or even rose champagne ice cream!

How To Make Low-Carb Carbquik Pancakes Easily

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If you are trying to cut your carb intake, Carb Quick pancakes might be a good way to start. For me, I can’t imagine a world where I don’t eat pancakes. However, I know they really aren’t that great for my health. That’s why I started looking into low carb pancakes, and quite quickly found that Carbquik is the preferred method for so many people.

8 Mushroom Substitutes You Need To Know For Cooking

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Mushrooms (and mushroom replacements) are a really controversial ingredient in my house – some people love them, and some people hate them. Some people love these spongey little foods that soak up the sauces and spices they are cooked with, and some people absolutely detest them. There are many reasons why people may look for replacements for mushrooms.

What To Serve With Butternut Squash Soup

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Butternut squash soup sides can be a bit difficult to pick out because it is such a unique flavor and texture profile. It is creamy but has a bit of a vegetation undertaste to it. It goes down extremely well but doesn’t really keep you full for all that long. In my house, we eat soup a lot. We will eat it for lunch, dinner, and snacks.

Can You Freeze Ricotta Cheese? Answers to Common Ricotta Queries

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If you’re like me (a dessert aficionado), you probably have experienced a scenario wherein you have tons of leftover ricotta from your recipes with no idea on how and where to store it. How long will ricotta last in the fridge? Can you safely freeze ricotta? These are just some of the questions that went through my mind when I was left with a bowlful of excess ricotta from a cheesecake recipe I was making.

The Baking Differences with Vanilla Bean vs. Vanilla Extract

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Vanilla is one of the finest of the flavors. Vanilla is beloved by taste enthusiasts for the smooth and sweetly mellow flavor it adds to foods and beverages. A dash of vanilla can make any baked item more flavorful. There are many different forms of vanilla. You can find vanilla extract, vanilla bean, vanilla bean paste, and vanilla flavor at the grocery store. All of them may be used for baking or cooking. 

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