May 13, 2007 at 9:52 pm
Happy Mother’s Day to my mom! Thanks, Mom, for never nagging me about my weight, never making me go on a diet and never making me feel bad about my size. You’ve saved me so much money, not just on diet shakes I never bought, but on therapy I’ve never needed. You are awesome!
I love my mother so much, I bought this last night:
OMG, it’s in my kitchen! That’s right, I brought white flour into my apartment for the first time in years. I would have sooner thought I’d find a rat doing the cha-cha behind my salt canister, but there it sits. It was a required ingredient in an otherwise healthy recipe for strawberry cheesecake. I considered trying to use whole-wheat flour in the batter, but decided I didn’t want to screw up the recipe. Mom deserves the best fat-free, cheesecake I can make.
The cheesecake was scrumptious, but I felt like I was committing an act against nature when I put cottage cheese in the blender. It tasted the same after it was smoothed, [...]
September 3, 2005 at 11:12 pm
Italian-Style Crustless Cheesecake
South Beach Diet Phase 1
Makes 8 servings
1 lb. container part-skim ricotta cheese
1 tsp. vanilla extract
8 packets Splenda
Handful of slivered almonds (optional)
Preheat oven to 325F. Spray a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. Mix the first four ingredients in a bowl until fully incorporated. Turn into the prepared pie plate. Add almonds on top of mixture (optional) and bake 45-60 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack, and then chill. Refrigerate until serving time.
Your little sister can put her hair in pigtails, put on a Catholic School girl outfit and sing with her hair brush in front of the mirror like Britney Spears, but that doesn’t make her Britney Spears. This recipe is trying hard to be cheesecake, but it just ain’t cheesecake.
It’s not bad really, but I think I would like it better if it were called “Cheese Pie” or something. When I hear “Cheesecake” I get some delicious expectations which this just didn’t live up to. It’s just – off. But [...]