If you enjoy chocolate, and you want a super easy dessert recipe.. Look no further than the recipe below for chocolate ricotta pie. This pie is so amazingly yummy that I make it for family get togethers, special events and also just because.
What is so great about this recipe is there is no actual cooking going on, and it can be made in 10 minutes or less.
What you need:
1 Ready made pie crust ( I like the Oreo crust)
1 15 ounce container of low fat ricotta cheese
1 12 ounce bag of semi sweet chocolate
Whipped cream ( you can buy heavy cream and whip your own, or buy a ready made canister)
Warm the ricotta in the microwave for 20 seconds. Place in a mixing bowl. Warm 90% of the chocolate chips in the microwave until melted. ( I do this in 45 second increments, mixing in between until fully melted). Add the melted chocolate to the ricotta cheese in the mixing bowl and mix together until nice and smooth. Pour the chocolate/ricotta mixture into the pie crust. Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips on top. Place the pie in the fridge for at least 3 hours before serving with whipped cream. ENJOY!
While preparing chicken breasts and chicken drumsticks for grilling last night, we realized that we did not have any BBQ sauce to slather them in.. so we made our own. We pulled out the handy Fanny Farmer cook book and looked up BBQ Sauce and viola.. the perfect recipe was found for homemade BBQ sauce.
Below is the recipe we followed, with notes on what we did differently. We used spices purchased from Atlantic Spice Company, right in Truro on Cape Cod, the very best and worth the drive just to visit the store and to see ALL of the spices they have available for purchase. Let us know how your homemade BBQ sauce turns out! We would love to know!
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Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe (Fanny Farmer)
- 3 Tbsp oil ( We did not use this)
- 1 onion, chopped (We used dried onion flakes from Atlantic Spice Company)
- 2 cloves garlic, minced (We used chopped garlic with olive oil, jarred)
- 1 1/4 cups catsup
- 1/3 cup cider vinegar
- 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 2 tsp chili powder (We used chili power from Atlantic Spice Company)
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
Mix all of the above ingredients in a bowl, let sit for 1/2 hour to create a thick and yummy homemade BBQ sauce to brush onto chicken of your choice. Perfect fro grilling and baking recipes.