Chocolate ricotta cheesecake bars

chocolate ricotta cheesecake bars recipe

Lighter than traditional cheesecake, these ricotta cheesecake bars are chock-full with grated chocolate and finished with a drizzle of chocolate ganache. Ricotta cheesecake doesn’t always make it on my bake-list. I don’t know why. Or maybe I do. The price of fresh ricotta may have something to do with it. Or the fact that most… 

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Cherry Tomato Quiche

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Chock-full of tomatoes, creamy ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan and fresh basil this flagrant and flavorful tomato quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of my absolute summer pairing fresh tomatoes, cheese and basil. May it be in a toss salad along with other garden vegetables or in an easy caprese salad (or even skewers)…. 

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Ricotta lime tart

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Ricotta lime tart – creamy ricotta meets crunchy almonds and refreshing lime in this light tart, perfect for spring-summer dinner parties. This post is brought to you in partnership with Sargento. I’ve been working with Sargento for a couple of months now and although I love all kinds of cheese I must say if I… 

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Berry sweet empanadas

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Berry sweet empanadas – flaky pastry pockets filled with creamy ricotta and juicy summer berries. A sweet twist on traditional empanadas. A few weeks ago, while writing down ideas for recipes I would like to bake, I start flipping pages through a couple of cookbooks and saw a recipe for empanadas. I have eaten countless time… 

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Italian Easter pie

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Italian Easter pie – sweet, creamy, light ricotta pie with chocolate chips and a touch of orange. Every time I see a cheesecake recipe my heart skips a beat. My all time favorite dessert is chocolate cheesecake and if I have to choose a recipe from my blog as a favorite I’d probably go with the brownie bottom cheesecake. This… 

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Ricotta and orange blintzes

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Ricotta and orange blintzes – baked thin crepes filled with sweet ricotta with a touch of orange Thin crepes filled with sweet ricotta cheese and a little touch of orange zest, also known as blintzes. Our breakfast yesterday. I’m not a pancake person. I love pancakes but if I have to make my own I prefer… 

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Eggless ricotta carrot cake

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An easy recipe from eggless ricotta carrot cake.  The ricotta cheese and shredded carrot make this cake soft and tender with a spicy kick from the cinnamon, nutmeg and ground ginger Carrot cake is one of those cakes I rarely make, for obvious reasons : there’s no chocolate involved. With chocolate bags and bars overflowing my pantry it’s always easier to whip… 

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Chocolate and orange ricotta cookies

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Light and flavorful soft cookies with a cake-like texture, these chocolate and orange ricotta cookies are a crowd pleaser. One of my favorite Food Network chef’s to watch is Giada de Laurentis. If you have ever watched one of her shows, may it be “Giada at home” or “Everyday Italian” then you probably know she always… 

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Christmas peppermint candy ricotta cheesecake

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Velvety ricotta cheesecake mixed with crushed peppermint candy and topped with a layer of white chocolate ganache, Christmas candy and sprinkles. Years ago, before I had Tiffany you’d find me in the local bookstore with a book, a coffee and a sweet treat. It was a nice way to enjoy an afternoon, get out of… 

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Ricotta tart with honey and figs

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A creamy, sweet ricotta tart brushed with honey and decorated with flagrant fresh figs. Years ago, in my high-school years I always looking forward to the beginning of the school year. There was something that made me look forward to the end of summer. Something that was way better that all the summer vacation fun. It wasn’t the thought of my… 

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Strawberry Ricotta Gelato

Strawberry Ricotta Gelato

Good morning y’all! (Read it with a Southern accent since I’m greeting you from Georgia) The rain doesn’t seem to stop, does it? We left South Carolina hoping for a little sunshine and the rain keeps following us. Is it raining in your area? I clearly need another summer vacation to enjoy the sun and… 

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Ricotta olive oil bread

Ricotta and Olive Oil Bread

Pin It   I was surprised to see it’s almost the end of January and I haven’t shared a bread recipe for a month! The last bread recipe on Challah, published late December. If you’re thinking I haven’t baked much lately I’m here to defend myself. If you’re a regular reader you may remember I… 

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2011 Best Breakfast and Snack Recipes

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Happy New Year my friends! Hope 2012 is going to be the best year you had so far! I have so many plans both for this blog and for myself. Can’t wait to see my plans coming to life! I’m already exited! In my previous post I told you I’m going to share the best… 

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Apple Raspberry Sauce and Ricotta Pancakes

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  I’m sure for many of you making pancakes is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Years ago when I came to US was the first time I had pancakes. Throughout my childhood we had crepes, sort of french toast and rice pudding for breakfast.  This fat crepes were new to me. My husband doesn’t… 

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