Kate's Cuisine

Jan 06 2017

Archive for the 'Cheese' Category

Pimento and Pineapple Cheese Spread

cheese-spread

I have been waiting and waiting to tell you all about this recipe. It’s something I served waaaay back on Christmas Day, as part of the spread I put out for people to munch on while they were waiting for dinner. The spread is divine, but the story behind it is even better. It’s a recipe […]

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Marinated Bocconcini

Bocconcini

I fell in love with bocconcini cheese many moons ago, when I was still a teenager working in a restaurant kitchen in my hometown. Bocconcini is really just fresh mozzarella and you’ll find that it comes in a shape that falls somewhere between an oval and a square (unless you buy the really tiny pearl […]

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Alton’s Cottage Cheese

16 cups skim milk $4.99 3/4 cup white vinegar $0.42 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt $0.02 1/2 cup half-and-half $0.44 Total Cost    $5.87 1.) Pour the skim milk into a large saucepan and place over medium heat. Heat to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove from the heat and gently pour in the vinegar. Stir slowly […]

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Emeril’s Homemade Ricotta

  2 quarts whole milk $4.99 2 cups buttermilk $1.74 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice $0.47 Total Cost    $7.20 1.) Combine all the ingredients in a medium pot and bring to 112 degrees Fahrenheit (using an instant-read thermometer) over low heat. Cook, without simmering, until the liquid separates into solid curds and whey, 45 […]

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