Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Sweeter Side of Ricotta – Two Ways – Lacy Brown Butter Cookies and Coffee and Ricotta Marbled Cake

I fault Stella Parks.  It’s 100% on her.  She posted some cookies she mistakenly made with browned butter and ricotta.  They really looked good….so I went out and bought ricotta, I couldn’t help it….. oh holy heck, these cookies are addictive.  You won’t be able to stop eating them.  I sure couldn’t. My son couldn’t.  My mom could but that’s because she has incredible will power and there were already four hands on the cookie plate and we were way too fast.  They didn’t last long, not even a day. Continue reading

A New Way With Broccoli – Rigatoni with Roman Broccoli Sauce

I’m not always a broccoli lover.  I certainly wasn’t when I was pregnant.  Too pungent.  But, I’m liking this broccoli dish – it’s subtle, but tasty.  Bright with added lemon zest.

I came across it in Milk Street, the Christopher Kimble spinoff of America’s Test Kitchen.  I have to tell you, I’m loving that magazine – it’s my current favorite food magazine and I was never a big fan of ATK. Continue reading