February 7, 2013

Lemons On a Pizza… Yep, You Read That Right

pizza with lemons

So, I’m not one to avoid trying new foods. I’ve tried most of the items on this list, and a few more that are just as weird. But some things just make me gag when I hear the name. Such is the case with lemons on a pizza. Would you try a pizza with lemons on it? I would, but I wouldn’t throw a party about it.  Read the rest of this entry »

March 3, 2009

When Life Gives You Ricotta…

meyerlemonricottacookies

…make lemon ricotta cookies! You’re probably thinking hey, shouldn’t it be “when life gives you lemons…”? Well not in this case. You see, the night before, I put together my spinach and mushroom lasagna and wound up with a ton of extra  ricotta mixture (ricotta cheese mixed with eggs). Had it not been for a sudden stroke of genius to use this mixture in a dessert with some meyer lemons I had in the house, the ricotta would have gone to waste. But nevertheless, YOU MUST MAKE THESE COOKIES and I’ll tell you why.

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March 14, 2008

Happy Pi(e) Day!

Today is March 14th, also known as 3/14…the three first numerals of Π (pi). So that would make today Pi Day! So of course, I baked my very own pie to celebrate!

Prompted by Krysta of Evil Chef Mom, this was my very first time making a pie (so thanks Krysta!) I chose to make my favorite kind: lemon meringue, not realizing just how ambitious a project this was for my very first pie. But we all know, I like to make things as complicated as possible.

The truth is I think my pie actually came out quite beautifully….at first. It’s just that in transport to its final destination, it came across a few “bumps” in the road and may have exploded on one side.

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