Ricotta cheese is something I’ve never been a huge fan of. That is until I started making my own. If you can boil milk then you can make cheese. No special ingredients, such as rennet, required.
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Oh how I love lasagna. The oozy cheese. The varying textures from creamy to chewy to crispy. Warm layers of interesting flavors all coming together in one incredible and complex bite. Yeah, I’m still doing gluten-free and I had lasagna for dinner last night.
Since Thanksgiving is just one day away, I thought I would share some of my favorite festive recipes. You know, just in case you are still wondering what to grace your table with. I will be making a Cranberry Apple Cake from Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips.
After reading this post you will see there is no reason to ever buy cream cheese again. And after tasting homemade cream cheese you will forget that store bought is even an option. True, it’s not as “convenient” as buying it, but what are you really buying? Read the ingredients and you’ll see what you [...]
Over the past month I have talked a lot of freezing produce. That’s because there is a lot to talk about! There are several distinct areas to cover: (1) how to freeze single items, (2) how to freeze combinations of things, such as sauces and condiments, (3) how to use your frozen food. The last [...]
Last week I vowed to post a school lunch recipe or idea every week and I intend to follow through with that. I’m hoping by making such a bold promise to my readers that I will be forced to keep my son’s lunches interesting, thereby increasing my chances of success. It will also get me [...]
***Updated 7/13/10: We taught this class tonight to a great group of women from Cruise Holidays and thought it would be good to revisit these recipes as we are now fully emerged into Farmer’s Market season. Hope you are enjoying it as much as I am!! I am pretty sure that this is my favorite night of the 6 [...]
Have you ever made grilled pizza? If not, it’s a must. Especially with the July 4th holiday coming up. It’s so easy and so delicious and I guarantee that everyone will forget that they came to watch fireworks once they sink their teeth into chewy, cheesy pizza. We did this last week in a cooking class with the IMX=Pilates group [...]
I am sure I could have came up with a more clever title than “Mexican Fiesta”, as it does not at all begin to describe the food Tonya and I made last night for our monthly class with the IMX=Pilates group. We’re not talking about the fat-laden, Americanized version of Mexican cuisine that is covered [...]
I’ll start off by stating the obvious – I’m a week behind. I’ve been tied up with a couple of projects this week and haven’t had much spare time to think. Better late than never, though, right? I kind of had a theme going on with my cooking last week of quick standby’s that can be [...]