Tag: baking

Ricotta Pie with MamaG

Ricotta Pie has been a staple of our Easter dinner for as long as I can remember.  It’s basically, an Italian cheesecake…because ricotta is cheese and because pie is basically a cake that’s reached a higher level of existence. Truthfully, it’s not something I ate while I was growing up. I’m not sure why maybe it’s due…

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Pineapple Upside-down Cake

    My most recent memory of this cake (other than when I just made this) is when Stacey met my parents for the first time.   We were driving up to Wisconsin to my parent’s house and I remember Stacey was pretty worried about meeting my mom. An Italian mom meeting her son’s non-Italian girlfriend…

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