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What To Serve With Chicken Cordon Bleu – 11 Sides

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in food

What is a good chicken cordon bleu side dish? The beautiful combination of chicken, ham, and cheese is such a good one, but what really brings out those flavors? The tenderness of the chicken, the smoothness of the ham, and the milky mozzarella, all wrapped in crispy breadcrumbs, gives you all of the texture that you need, so that isn’t part of the question here.

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. 

Tomato Puree vs Paste – What is the difference?

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Tomato puree and tomato paste are the basis for a wide variety of recipes. Tomato puree is the prepared tomato pulp from which tomato sauce and tomato paste are made. Canned tomatoes and tomato sauce can be juicier or even chunky, but tomato puree has been carefully pulped and the seeds removed. Tomato Paste is that same puree cooked down to a quintessential thickness. We take a deep dive into tomato puree vs paste, and how they are prepared.

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