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Guaranteed, these authentic manicotti are not like the ones you’re used to eating in Italian restaurants.  Manicotti are traditionally ricotta filled crepes, covered in tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese – just like lasagna.  Most manicotti you find on a restaurant menu or in American homes are made with tube-shaped pasta shells, which really […]

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Not all ricotta cheese is created equally. The consistency and quality of store-bought ricotta varies widely and can affect the outcome of the dish you are making.  My gripe is that many store-bought brands tend to have a gritty texture, almost as if semolina flour was added to it.  It is for this reason that […]

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