Delicata Flatbread

The Delicate seems to be the new favorite Autumn squash, at least, to US markets. It’s been around the culinary world for several years now, but it just now seems to be picking up steam in the home kitchen and can now be readily be found in commercial grocery stores (although, I still get mine…

Leek & Ricotta Tart

I was thinning out my garden leeks this week, and I didn’t want to throw out the extra ones, even though they were tiny, so I decided to use them in a tart with a velvety ricotta base, some caramelized onions, and a puff pastry shell.  This was my first attempt at a rough puff…

Arugula Lasagna

A couple of weeks ago, at work, one of the chefs whipped up an arugula pesto to use on pizzas.  It was bright green, and had a little extra zing then your regular pesto.  This inspired me into trying to make my own variation at home.  I decided to go the extra mile, and pair…

Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Cake

A little something to sweetened up this year’s Mother’s Day brunch.  Loosely based off of a Giada de Laurentiis’ recipe and a basic ricotta cheesecake recipe. Ingredients: 1 pint fresh Blueberries + 1/2 pint fresh Blueberries 2 lb (32 oz) Whole-milk Ricotta Cheese 4 Eggs 3/4 cup Sugar 1 tsp Salt 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 1…