Juliana Tamayo

Juliana has a BA in Journalism and Creative Writing as well as a M.S. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Sensory Sciences. She loves traveling, trying new foods, and cooking. When she isn’t busy working, you can find her running with her dog Milo or reading a book in the sun.

capers

6 Best Caper Substitutes For Your Favorite Italian Meal

Capers are very common in Mediterranean dishes, including Greek and Italian foods, and even becoming an ingredient to add to sauces for an extra flavor. However, capers pack a distinct taste that not everyone likes, so if this is the case, you may want to be aware of some ingredients that could replace them. Also, …

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vanilla extract

6 Best Substitutes for Vanilla Bean and Vanilla Extract To Step Up Your Baking

We all love baking, especially on these crazy days! But have you encountered recipes that call for the specific use of vanilla bean? I certainly don’t always have this ingredient handy. How about vanilla extract? If you don’t have this either then by now you may be considering giving up your baking adventures.  However, there …

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grenadine syrup

Top 6 Substitutes for Grenadine Syrup To Make the Best Summer Drink

If you like a good cocktail or cooking something sweet, then you probably have used grenadine before. This sweet syrup has a tart flavor that makes a great addition to certain foods, like desserts or popsicles. But sometimes it can be hard to find it and tedious to make it, so instead of giving up …

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Marsala Wine

Top 5 Alternatives To Marsala Wine For Your Favorite Italian Sauces

If you love Marsala chicken, then you have certainly cooked with Marsala wine before. This wine is common in Italian food and is often used to add flavor and thickness to sauces. However, it is sometimes hard to find or expensive. So if you still want to cook some of these recipes, you may want …

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coconut milk vs coconut cream

6 Best Substitutes for Coconut Milk and Coconut Cream That You Will Love

Coconut milk and coconut cream are lifesavers when you need to make a vegan or vegetarian meal, or maybe if someone in your dinner party has strong lactose intolerance. These two are different, but they can solve a lot of problems when you are in a pinch. However, there are instances when your recipe calls …

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