Posts Tagged ‘cheese’

Cheesecake with Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

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Cheesecakes in our house are always a special treat. Because they’re so rich and dense, they’re not really the type of dessert that you can have every night — they’re something that should be savored and eaten slowly. When made well, the cream practically melts in your mouth. And the graham cracker crust adds a nice crunchy contrast of texture. And, with this recipe, a light and milky topping perfectly completes the dessert.cheesecake with graham crust.8

Cheesecakes are commitments. Not only does making one require some patience, but eating one does too. Even when you just buy one, you’re committing you and your family to eating the whole thing (not that that’s a scary commitment to make ;).  (more…)

20-Minute Spinach and Feta Penne

Looking for a quick and healthy dinner idea? Then this 20-Minute Spinach and Feta Pasta is just your recipe!

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This is a super simple pasta recipe that only calls for a few steps: cook your pasta, sauté some vegetables, add the pasta, add a couple more ingredients. It’s so simple you could probably do it in less than 20 minutes. 

spinach tomato pasta.4Also, this pasta makes for great leftovers and can last about a week in the fridge in an air-tight container.  (more…)

Creamy Fettuccine

A while ago I posted this fettuccine alfredo recipe, but I made it again and felt that it needed something more; it just didn’t have the right texture for me. So I came up with this creamy fettuccine recipe, and I think the name pretty much speaks for itself.

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Cream, parmesan, and just a little bit of ham, this is a perfectly balanced fettuccine recipe. It tastes light despite the ingredients and is quickly gobbled up as soon as anyone gets just a tiny taste of this deliciousness.  (more…)