RECIPE: Try A New Pasta Recipe For National Pasta Day

October 17th is National Pasta Day, October is National Pasta Month. Most celebrants will head for their favorites. Fettuccine Alfredo? Lasagna? Spaghetti and meatballs? We think it calls for something different and special. How about a recipe you’ve never had before? This one from DeLallo has a sauce unlike you’ve never had: both goat cheese…
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TIP OF THE DAY: No Churn Ice Cream (Without An Ice Cream Maker)

Want to make ice cream at home, but don’t want to get an ice cream machine? These recipes from Wisconsin Cheese replace the milk and cream required by an ice cream machine, with sweet, soft mascarpone cheese. Just combine them in your food processor or blender, with sugar and vanilla or other basic ingredients. THe…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Cheese Sandwiches For Dessert ~ Bananas Foster & Dulce De Leche

Bananas Foster on French toast. Photo courtesy Heidi Larsen | Foodie Crush.   April is National Grilled Cheese Month. Wisconsin, American’s premier cheese-producing state (California is runner-up), even has a chef-spokesperson for the occasion. She is MacKenzie Smith of the blog Grilled Cheese Social, where she creates recipe after recipe for innovative grilled cheese sandwiches.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Creme Fraiche, Mascarpone, Sour Cream

[1] In photos, four cream-based products can look alike. But the flavor, weight and production techniques differ. Vive la différence: they’re all wonderful. This is crème fraîch (photo © Vermont Creamery). [2] Sour cream is thicker and tart notes (photo © Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board).   Cream is easily whipped into a delicious topping or…
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RECIPE: Warm Spinach Mascarpone Dip

Among our Eatin’ O’ The Green recipes for St. Patrick’s Day, this warm spinach dish is very popular. Who doesn’t love a spinach dip, with its glimmer of healthful green spinach blended into a creamy (and not so healthful) base? This recipe, from Vermont Creamery,is made even richer with mascarpone. It’s delicious as a kick-back…
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