Ricotta Gnocchi in a Three Cheese Sauce

Ricotta Gnocchi

I love Gnocchi! I order it when we are out and I make it when we are home. Now that I am making my own ricotta, it was time to tackle Ricotta Gnocchi. My first attempt, I have to admit, was more like ricotta soup… but I did not quit and finally found the correct formula! If you decide to make it with store bought ricotta I suggest you strain it overnight in a fine mesh sieve or you will need more flour. It made enough for two batches, but holds well in the refrigerator. I served it in a cheese sauce with poached garlic on the side to take it over the top. Really delicious! Continue reading

Spinach, Burrata & Crispy Prosciutto Salad


I assemble this quick salad when I need to serve a tasty & effortless lunch. The crispy prosciutto adds just the right amount of salty flavor that compliments the creamy burrata. I use Roma tomatoes in the winter when fresh Jersey tomatoes are not in season. Ciabatta or Italian bread cubes toast quickly in the oven and the dressing is a breeze to make. All in all a healthy addition to the salad rotation! Continue reading