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20 March 2006

Homemade Ricotta (Becks & Posh)

I made cheese. What can I say? I was intrigued, it was actually excellent. And if I ever move from a place where Cowgirl Creamery can satisfy my every need, I may make it again... Leave it to Becks&Posh to widen my culinary creativity once again.

Thai Red Curry Mussels (Bobby Flay)

(5 stars)
Thai Red Curry Mussels Recipe courtesy Bobby Flay

Difficulty: Medium
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 appetizer servings

2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 stalk lemongrass, crushed
3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
1/2 cup white wine
1 can unsweetened coconut milk
2 tablespoons fish sauce (nam pla)
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 1/2 pounds mussels, debearded and scrubbed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro stems, plus 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
4 tablespoons chopped Thai basil or Italian basil leaves

Heat grill to high. Heat the oil in a heavy Dutch oven on the grates of the grill until shimmering. Add the lemongrass, curry paste, wine, coconut milk, fish sauce, and lime juice and bring to a simmer, whisking. Add the mussels, cover the pot, and let steam until opened. During the last minute of cooking, add the cilantro and basil. Serve from Dutch oven into individual bowls, discarding the lemongrass.

Chevre Cheesecake Pots with Caramel and Fleur de Sel (Becks & Posh)

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