Tag: ricotta

Lentil Soup with Sausage and Ricotta

I was getting ready to plate our dinner (featured above)—BBQ Brisket, a recipe from a favorite new cookbook, “Earth To Table Every Day,” when Susan called out to me, “Bruce. Nick Stellino is about to come on TV and he’s making soups.” We love watching him on TV; “the storyteller in the kitchen.” And what a great storyteller he is.…

Spinach and Ricotta Meatloaf

I have made hundreds of meatloaves over the years, each probably a little different than the previous one. Last night’s was exceptional. Spinach and Ricotta Meatloaf. I didn’t follow a recipe for this. Honest. I made it up as I went along. And as I said, I have made hundreds of meatloaves over the years. Read about one here and…

Pappardelle with Pea Basil Pesto and Ricotta

Delicious! Ingredients 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for pasta water 1 pound spelt fusilli (I used DeCecco Pappardelle.) 3/4 cup fresh or frozen and thawed peas 4 cups packed basil 1/3 cup pine nuts 3/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano 1 garlic clove, pressed 1/2 cup olive oil 1 cup low-fat ricotta 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced Directions Bring a large…