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Canva Ex debate team members, listen up. Is cheesecake a pie or a cake? Or a cheesecake pie? Or is it its own thing? I've got a headache already. But stick with me. Before we get down and dirty into this sweet dilemma , lets just call cheesecake a dessert for now. The ahem, dessert, is mainly a mixture of a soft cheese like cottage cheese, cream cheese, ricotta, or neufchatel. There's usually sour cream or heavy cream. The cheese is blended with eggs and sugar. The cheese mixture s is usually poured into a pie pan or springform pan. A graham cracker crust crust or crushed Oreos usually makes the bottom and side crust. But some prefer their cheesecake...

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Canva

Canva Ex debate team members, listen up. Is cheesecake a pie or a cake? Or a cheesecake pie? Or is it its own thing? I've got a headache already. But stick with me. Before we get down and dirty into this sweet dilemma , lets just call cheesecake a dessert for now. The ahem, dessert, is mainly a mixture of a soft cheese like cottage cheese, cream cheese, ricotta, or neufchatel. There's usually sour cream or heavy cream. The cheese is blended with eggs and sugar. The cheese mixture s is usually poured into a pie pan or springform pan. A graham cracker crust crust or crushed Oreos usually makes the bottom and side crust. But some prefer their cheesecake...

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Tasha Greer in Lowgap, North Carolina

Tasha Greer Tasha has a popular website (Simplestead.com) where she chronicles her life as a homesteader in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the border with Virginia. Photo by Tim Miles She and her partner (Matt Miles) use about 1 1/2 acres of their 10 acre wooded property to raise dairy goats, ducks, chickens, a pet turkey, worms (for composting), 2 dogs, 4 cats and occasionally pigs. In 2017, Tim Miles (who Tasha calls her bon père), wrote a fascinating article for Small Farmers Journal about how and why Tasha and her partner became homesteaders (Back to the Land). Photo by Tim Miles She has a large vegetable garden, vineyard and spice garden and she teaches classes in edible landscaping and...

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