Pumpkin Cheesecake

  Ingredients: Crust 15 graham crackers 1 cup pecans 1 stick melted butter 1/3 cup sugar 2 pinches salt Blend everything to a sandy consistency, then press into a spring form pan. Bake for 20-25 min at 375F. Filling 1 … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Feast: The Turkey

  My favorite theme to a Thanksgiving meal is tradition. Not what is traditional to others maybe, but the foods I had the pleasure of enjoying throughout my childhood. Mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, homemade cranberry sauce, gravy, stuffing, and … Continue reading


Once you’ve made your own ricotta, it will be very difficult to go back to using the store bought stuff. Ingredients: 1/2 gallon whole milk (ultra-pasteurized might not work) 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons apple cider … Continue reading


This recipe will make about 25 cannoli. If you don’t want to make this many cannoli, you can make less of the creamy filling, but I would still make this amount of the cookie batter because it will last in … Continue reading

Tikka Masala (Chicken Curry)

  Ingredients 1 1/2-2 lbs leftover chicken 1 large onion 8-10 cloves garlic 2-3 tomatoes, diced 1 teaspoon grated ginger 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup grated coconut (or coconut milk) 1/2 cup yogurt (or cream) 3-4 tablespoons ground cumin … Continue reading