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Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake #2

Reviewed: Apr. 3, 2015
notes from recipe......A few bites of cheesecake normally leaves you feeling overstuffed-- it's one of the heaviest desserts out there. Delicious, but sometimes a little too much. That's why basing the cake with ricotta makes such a difference. Ricotta is lighter and fluffier. It makes for an altogether more refreshing treat. The addition of lemon zest makes for a tangy, mildly sweet cake that hits the spot on lazy, summer afternoons. All sorts of Italian desserts combine these two ingredients-- ricotta and lemons-- with palette-pleasing results. Make sure to stock up on high-quality ricotta (fresh from the farmer's market is ideal!). It makes all the difference. Ricotta-based cakes are a staple in bakeries all over Italy. They vary in texture and sweetness. We think this recipe provides just the right balance. It's a great alternative to the sticky, sugar-saturated desserts that populate supermarket shelves. Still, it's got just the right touch of sweetness. Try it out for yourself, and you'll understand why it's so well-loved both in Italy and beyond.
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Herbed Macaroni Salad with Shrimp

Reviewed: Mar. 22, 2015
I did not use eggs...added grape tomatoes cut in 1/2 and fresh basil, tarragon and cilentro...had mayo with lime,,,bow tie pasta...great flavor
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Gina's Amazing Pasta & Shrimp Salad

Reviewed: Mar. 22, 2015
made this tonight...amazing flavor
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Stuffed Celery

Reviewed: Dec. 14, 2014
I added garlic powder/ onion powder/ salt & pepper and other herbs to spice it up...liked the walnuts and the green olive combo...will make again
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Penne with Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2014
amazing flavor...I used goat cheese with apricots and sage ( came that way in cheese section) crumbled....wow...every bite a surprise !!!!!
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Moms Oatmeal Pie

Reviewed: Nov. 14, 2014
wonderful rich...can't believe it is made with oatmeal...might add some walnuts
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