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…