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August 2016

Food Recipes

Mango Lime Ricotta Parfait.

August 16, 2016

I’ve always been a fan of ricotta (lemon ricotta pancakes anyone?). But when I found out you can whip ricotta in a mixer and it will take on a whipped cream-like consistency? That took my love for ricotta to a new level. I was looking for a dessert to make for our family dinner and was inspired by Martha Stewart’s mango lime ricotta parfait recipe, and just modified it slightly. My mom suggested I whip the ricotta and this step is…

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Figs with goat cheese, arugula, honey and prosciutto.

August 2, 2016

I love this time of year. Not because of the hot weather, longer nights where I stay out later, or a possible trip to Italy. Ok, I love summer for all those things. But I love this time of year particularly because it’s fig season! We used to have our own fig trees in the backyard when I was growing up, but my mom decided to have them removed recently. So now we rely on friends for our fresh fig…

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