Category Archives: Ricotta Cheese

Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Wild Mushroom Sauce

Like Me? Please Share MeWhat to do on a cold winter day? Make Ravioli! But instead of traditional ravioli let’s make something different. I have a huge jar of dried wild mushrooms and I made a delicious mushroom duxelles with … Continue reading

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Easter Brunch

Like Me? Please Share MeThe Leg of Lamb is ordered (smittysmeatsandwines.com) and so is the Ham (honeybakedham.com) now all I have to do is the grocery shopping and begin the preparations for our Easter Brunch. This year we will be … Continue reading

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Not So Traditional Lasagne

Like Me? Please Share Me Lasagne is one of my absolute favorite Italian dishes. My Mother would make this delicious layered dish for special occasions and for all of my years of cooking I made it exactly like her original … Continue reading

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Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi

Like Me? Please Share MeToday was the day to have a Must Go Dinner.  You all know what that means:  Cook whatever is in the refrigerator and have it for dinner making way to restock for the week. When I … Continue reading

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Mangia Italian Style

Like Me? Please Share MeOn our recent trip to Chicago for a week’s vacation, we were able to spend time with family and friends and do all the touristy things we haven’t done in years.  We visited Museums, Giant Buildings, … Continue reading

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Homemade Ravioli With Homemade Pasta Dough

Like Me? Please Share Me About 5 months ago I stopped eating Gluten:  No bread or pasta, nothing with flour, white or whole wheat.  No cakes, pies, or cookies.  I did this because I know several people who have joined … Continue reading

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Blueberry Season Is Here

Like Me? Please Share Me Yes, it’s here, the long awaited Blueberry season.  At least it is long awaited for me.  I love Blueberries and I love baking with Blueberries.  I love eating Blueberries and make sure I eat them … Continue reading

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Easter Calzone and Frittata

Like Me? Please Share MeEaster Eggs and Easter Bonnets.  Easter Mass and Easter Brunch.  These are the memories I have of Easter as a child growing up in Chicago.  Easter was a holiday my Mother cherished.  I can say with … Continue reading

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