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Impastata

What happens when you go to the store and ask for curd to make mozzarella and they give you impastata? 3lbs of it?? You get real panicky and start looking for recipes that use massive amounts of ricotta. You also get a little annoyed because you were looking forward to fresh mozzarella with some tomatoes and basil. But time to make lemonade - so to speak...I found one recipe that was OK for Ricotta Pie.


I found the crust part a little weird - you butter the pan and basically let whatever cookie crumbs stick to the sides stick. It was a little strange. I also pulsed some chocolate chips in the food processor (2/3 of a cup to be exact) and stirred that in. It tasted good but wasn't the greatest I've ever had but at least it used up 3 cups. The next recipe worked out real well. Tune in next time for that one.

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