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What To Serve With Butternut Squash Soup

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

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.

22 Foods That Start With N

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in food

If you had to ask me to eat only foods that start with my favorite letter of the alphabet, I’d only be able to eat foods that start with N. There are so many different options here, ranging from foods that you might eat every day to foods that you’ve probably never heard of before now.

Can You Freeze Ricotta Cheese? Answers to Common Ricotta Queries

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

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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

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

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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. 

Ohagi: Japanese Dessert Riceballs

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

A favorite traditional Japanese dish made from sweet rice fashioned into balls of sticky rice is known as Japanese ohagi . It is also known by the name botamochi and are a type of sweet rice balls. The rice is made from both Japanese and glutinous rice. These particular types of rice are quite versatile and can be cooked with a variety of methods and will still turn out as expected. In addition to the rice, red bean paste or azuki is fashioned in a layer around the rice balls.

Can You Freeze Angel Food Cake & Other FAQs

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Can you freeze angel food cake? This delicate cake is easy to make but sometimes you won’t have time to make it the same day you have an event. This happens to me all the time: when my family has an event and I was to bring a dessert using angel food cake, I either mess up the cake or end up going to the party without brushing my hair. I’m not a really planner when it comes to my time.

24 Foods That Start With J

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

If you are a fan of foods that start with J, what are some of the foods that you like? How many can you think of off the top of your head?

My little brother’s name starts with the letter J, and he went through a phase where he wanted to eat all of the foods that started with that letter. Needless to say, he had a really weird diet for a few months.