Desserts

Chocolate Curd Cheese (or Ricotta) Muffins

We have mastered the art of making curd cheese at home, haven’t we? Now the time has come to incorporate our cheese into delicious dishes, both savory and sweet. We’ll begin with sweet then we’ll move on to savory dishes as well. In my future posts.

One day I decided that wanted to use a freshly made batch of curd cheese in a combination with chocolate or cocoa powder, for no obvious reason, other than I just thought it would just taste great. I did a quick search on the Internet to see if anybody else thought the same thing, and came across this fantastic recipe for chocolate ricotta muffins! Exactly what my taste buds  “envisioned.” And I made these muffins. And they were absolutely delicious.  Chocolaty. With a good doze of tenderness coming from the curd cheese. I think you will love these muffins. Enjoy!

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Classic Lemon Bars

We are fighting chocolate desserts versus lemon desserts wars. 3 members of the family against 1, myself representing the minority camp. But I am hanging in there, little by little converting the chocolate addicts to fancy lemon laden sweets now. I think it’s working as they happily devoured most of these luscious lemon squares when I first made them.  If you are in my camp, you will love these bars. If you are a chocolate addict, you too will love them. They are super easy to make. They melt in your mouth and – warning – are dangerously addictive.

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