Tag Archive: cheese

Homemade mascarpone cheese is REALLY easy to make!

For this year’s Thanksgiving, I changed-up my recipe for mashed potatoes to one which has mascarpone in it.  I went with a roasted garlic potatoes recipe again, but this time the potatoes were… Continue reading

First pizza from scratch

My first from scratch pizza. It’s topped with slices of a mozzarella ball, pizza sauce from Trader Joe’s, thin-sliced high-lycopene tomatoes from Holland also from Trader Joe’s, Vidalia onions, organic cremini mushrooms, and… Continue reading

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Have excess arugula? Don’t fear. Try out SilverPen’s quinoa and arugula recipe (image included in this post). In my variation I used: arugula, tri-color quinoa, yellow onion, cherry tomatoes, French feta cheese, lemon… Continue reading

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Anniversary meal continued. Charcuterie plate and oyster appetizers!

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FRESH mac ‘n’ cheese. Layers of 12-month-aged cheddar, fresh mozzarella, homemade stewed tomatoes, seasoned whole grain bread crumbs and macaroni in a mustard cheddar cheese sauce. Best leftovers ever.

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Mediterranean dinner. Spicy hummus; food-processorized chick peas, tahini paste, olive oil, lemon juice, jalapeno peppers, cumin, coriander. Lebanese yogurt and feta cheese dip; blenderized greek yogurt and feta cheese, garnished with olive oil… Continue reading