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sammy tomatohead's homemade riccotta

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Patsy Ciavarro
Largo, FL

I am a freak for heirloom recipes....I treasure them! This particular recipe I find is not cheap to make....but it is fun and something different. It makes about four cups.

(1 rating)
yield 4 cups of cheese
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For sammy tomatohead's homemade riccotta

  • 1 gal
    whole milk
  • 1 qt
    half and half
  • 1 qt
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    sea salt
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 qt

How To Make sammy tomatohead's homemade riccotta

  • 1
    Heat whole milk, half and half and water in a large pot until bubbles form around the side of the pan (approximately 180 degrees)
  • 2
    Add sugar and sea salt.
  • 3
    Mix the lemon juice with buttermilk and add to will see the curds start to form....cook another 20 minutes on low. Stir occasionally. Cool and when cool pour into cheesecloth lined pot let the liquid drain out of it. Keep refridgerated.

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