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Leek Tops Mac and Cheese

One of my new favorite vegetables are leeks, which we started picking up after seeing them at the farmers’ market (in season September to December).  Leeks look a bit like scallions on steroids, but the taste is a lot milder than its pungent onion relatives, with a hint of sweetness.  Most recipes only call for … Continue reading

Housemade Ricotta

When I told a friend I was trying to make my own ricotta, she responded: “Leave a cup of milk in your fridge for 90 days and BOOM!  Ricotta cheese.” – Shanmei So that is not really how one makes ricotta and I highly do not recommend trying it to see what happens…  Ricotta, which … Continue reading