Tomato and Ricotta Tart

Tomato Ricotta Tart

Even though a giant tree crushed my Mom's garden in an unnaturally wild thunderstorm a few weeks ago there were some survivors. Luckily the San Marzano plum tomato plants were left standing, the object of my current obsession. … [Read more...]

Ricotta Pie

Ricotta Pie with Roasted Tomatoes

A savory ricotta "pie" with eggs, sour cream and parmesan cheese topped with roasted Roma tomatoes. Calling this a pie is kind of deceptive. It's more casserole than pie. There's no crust. And it's not sweet - the first thing I think when I hear the word pie. … [Read more...]

Ricotta Cheese Meatballs

Ricotta Meatballs

Like a lightening bolt from the sky I suddenly had a silly idea to try some new recipes for meatballs. From famous chefs. I say silly because there's nothing wrong with my original, the ones I've made. . . like. . . forever. The issue is forever. Nothing is forever. Not even meatballs. Soon … [Read more...]

Ricotta and Swiss Chard Pasta

Ricotta and Swiss Chard Pasta

Pappardelle noodles tossed in a creamy ricotta sauce with Swiss chard and salty Parmesan. When I don't know what to make for dinner I turn to pasta dishes like this with a few simple ingredients and minimal prep and cooking time. Even though the ingredients seem simple, altogether they are something … [Read more...]