So I’ve been making good use of the smoker this summer and one thing I feel you always need when barbecuing is a good sauce to accompany the meat. Steaks have marinades and chimichurri but one condiment which I think goes great with cured and smoked meats is this apple onion chutney.
Not sure if you’ve noticed yet but it’s August, halfway through to be exact. Where did the summer go? Kids are going back to school and the NFL is already playing pre-season games. Having eaten up all of our sausage supply I thought it was high time to come up with a new creation andContinue reading “New Sausage: Spanish Pimenton and Fennel Sausage”
If you saw last week’s post you know I made some homemade ricotta cheese. It just so happened that immediately after making some there was a recipe in the Wall Street Journal’s weekend edition for a ricotta cheese cake. Ricotta cheese cake (torta ricotta) can usually be found in Italian restaurants along with the tiramisuContinue reading “Ricotta Cake – What To Do With The Homemade Ricotta You Just Made”
Each Wednesday Cheryl and I have “date night” where we do something together like a movie or dinner out. Last week we went out to a new restaurant (for us) and had an amazing appetizer of whipped ricotta, honey, and balsamic vinegar and the dish was one of our favorites from the dinner. Of course,Continue reading “Fresh Homemade Ricotta Cheese”