Monday, June 22, 2015

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Here's another great recipe..
I'm on a roll today!

I have soo many pictures of recipes and things that I've taken, it's just the sitting down and putting it into words and posting them.. I'm not going to promise anything else, I'll just show you..

Will here's how it all went down. I was making some stove top Lasagna and needed Ricotta Cheese to spruce it up. I wasn't about to put on clothes just to go to the store for Ricotta, you all know YouTube is a wonderful thing.
I got on YT and looked at a couple of recipes and Viola! 
Ricotta Cheese....


First you need to make the Buttermilk:
Lemon juice
Milk

Pour 2 cups of Milk into a bowl and add about 3 tablespoon of Lemon Juice'
Let it sit for about 30 mins and their you have it.
Buttermilk!!

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Let's get on with the show.

Take 8 Cups of milk and 2 Cups of Buttermilk and put into a pot.
Pot on Medium/High heat and let simmer until it separates.


Milk with Buttermilk

Starting to Simmer.


You can start to see it curdling.. 


Cook more.


It's almost there..


Now you can see it actually separating.
The process should take about 15 mins.


Perfection..


Completed!!


Now with a Coffee Filter, Colander and Slotted Spoon.
Spoon Ricotta in mixed and let drain.

Attention: 
Don't press!!


Let it drain on it's own..


Ricotta Cheese!!



I let it drain a little too much but it still was delicious with dinner.



I hope you try this easy as hell recipe and let me know how you like it..

Until Next Time..
Home Make it Chic..