easy-to-make homemade ricotta

easy to make, homemade ricotta cheese

It all began with a bag of shelled green peas.  I was thinking sautéed spring vegetables with pasta; the Italians call it primavera.  But, I did not want to use traditional pasta such as linguine, penne, or tagliatelle.  And, I had a yearning for some sort of fresh sauce, too, in lieu of a creamy…

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Baked Ricotta Dip

Fall might be just around the corner but this is a recipe that knows no seasons.  Ricotta is an Italian cheese that is made from the leftover milk whey from cheese and the name in Italian means recooked.  Ricotta cheese is so versatile. It’s perfect in savoury and sweet dishes. I’ve used it in lasagnas,…

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