Savory Ricotta


  Making your own Ricotta couldn’t be simpler. Ingredients: 1 gallon whole cow’s milk (not ultra-pasteurized, I prefer TwinBrook Jersey) 1 tsp. salt 3/4 cup vinegar (I prefer apple cider vinegar) Procedure: Using a double boiler, heat milk to 180 degrees F.  Stir in 1 tsp. salt while raising heat…

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River Valley Cheesecake


Filling: 28 oz. cream cheese 3/4 cup sugar 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt Topping: 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt Crust: 70 vanilla wafers, finely ground (2-1/3 cups) 1-1/4 sticks butter…

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