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Savory Ricotta, Swiss Chard, and Pancetta Pie

Swiss chard is one of my favorite greens.  It can be used most of the time interchangeably in many recipes calling for spinach.  Chard has a sweeter taste than spinach.  My preference is going with the chard or sometimes combining the two.  You can use spinach in place of swiss chard in this dish, but […]

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Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake

Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake

Made with a pasta frolla crust, this rich Sicilian ricotta and marscapone cheesecake is fragrant with combined flavors of Sicily – citrus, vanilla, and cinnamon.  Forget those dense ricotta cheesecakes you’re used to eating – this ricotta cheesecake is rich, creamy, and light.  Whipped egg whites help to make the ricotta less dense.  And although […]

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Ricotta Torte:  Torta di Ricotta

Ricotta Torte: Torta di Ricotta

Whenever I make a dish that has ricotta cheese in it, I reminisce about the time I lived in Sicily.  One evening we had a big gathering of friends and there was a shepherd making fresh ricotta from sheep’s milk in a huge cauldron over a wood fire.  The ricotta was truly sublime and it […]

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