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Whole-Milk Ricotta Cheese

As any Italian grandmother knows, the importance of good ricotta cannot be overstated.

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As any Italian grandmother knows, the importance of good ricotta cannot be overstated. It’s the key ingredient in dishes like lasagna, stuffed pastas, cannoli, and cheesecake. A good ricotta should be both creamy and dense, with a fresh dairy flavor. Unfortunately, many products miss the mark, with grainy or watery textures and funky off-flavors. We’ve had good luck with local produ...

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