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Spicy Sweet Potato Chips

Donna recommended: Ingredients 1 to 2 sweet potatoes, washed and dried (1 large or 2 small) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Method Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Cut the potatoes in 1/4-inch-thick […]

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Tip from Bon Appetite Real Ricotta is made from reheating (Ricotta means ‘recooked) the whey left over from Mozzarella. Lasanga is expensive to make mainly for the cheeses. This eases the pain a bit. Ingredients 4c whole milk 1c cream 1.5 tsp kosher salt 2tbsp lemon juice Method Bring just to a boil without stirring […]

Sunday, September 11th, 2011


Ingredients 2 1/4 cup cornmeal 2 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 4 tbsp butter 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tbsp salt 2 eggs 1 cup roasted corn (small can will do) 2 jalapenos, roughly chopped Prep Heat iron skillet in a 450 degree oven Pour cornmeal onto a baking sheet […]

Saturday, November 7th, 2009