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Cannelloni project(Lots o pics)

Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
edited 5:34PM in EggHead Forum
I found this recipe in the search engine for homemade ricotta stlye cheese.
This is worth the effort. The last time I tried this recipe it cost about $16 for the cheese alone.
I used this recipe for the cannelloni. Sedlak ricotta stuffed cannelloni&mkt=en-ca&setLang=en-CA
Some pics
All you need to make ricotta style cheese

End up with this

After a night in cheese cloth in the fridge, really tasty

Some homemade pasta

I really need a mixer

After a rest, the pasta was great to work with

Stuffed and ready to roll

Rolled up


Lots of cheese

Coming off the Egg

Some fresh bread

Dinner is ready

This turned out great. The ricotta was way better than store bought at a fraction of the cost. Really brings the cost of this recipe down :)

Thanks for looking



  • well done! looks delicious!
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,740
    Is that milk in bags? You are all strange up there B)


    Caledon, ON


  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Thank you Capn :)

  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    :laugh: Hey Steve
    Yes we are :laugh:

  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Great post Shane. ;) Really tasty looking. :P
  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Thanks Tim
    It was a fun cook. :)

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 21,049
    looks good, something to try. :) will never understand milk in a bag :blink:
  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Thanks Fishlessman
    I never knew bagged milk was a Canadian thing. :laugh:
    It was the only way I could get whole milk :)

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 21,049
    just as long as they dont start putting beer in a bag you should be all set :laugh:
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,569
    Everything looks amazing. Do yo uhave a recipe for that bread that you could share with us?

    Rowlett, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

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  • That is fabulous. It looks delicious.
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Wowww Shane terrific, FELICIDADES!!!!
  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    :laugh: :laugh:
    They know better than to mess with our beer :laugh:
  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Thanks Jason
    This was a bread machine recipe using the dough setting.
    1 1/3 c milk
    1 1/2 tsp salt
    1 TBL sugar
    2 TBL butter
    3 3/4 c flour
    1 tsp yeast
    When dough is ready,form and let double.
    I had the Egg running around 375/400 dome temp

  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Thanks Faith :)

  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Thank you Beli
    Just going in for some leftovers :)

  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    That is some beautiful stuff! Got that little tingle-thingy happening to my taste buds when I look at those pics. :woohoo:
  • Dimple's MomDimple's Mom Posts: 1,740
    That looks delicious. I've always wanted to try homemade ricotta. You make it look easy!
  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,392
    Shane, cannelloni totally from scratch! I'm impressed. :) It looks great. I've made paneer, now you've got me wanting to make ricotta.

    I'm glad I didn't see poor Mr. Holloway winding up as a hotdog in your post,lol.
  • dugdbugdugdbug Posts: 244
    That's great journalism.

    Molson Ex in a bag eh? :huh:
  • Weekend WarriorWeekend Warrior Posts: 1,702
    Shane, that's a terrific post and a fabulous looking meal! B) I found myself going back and forth from photo to photo over and over again. VERY Nice. ;)

    Could I ask what the yield was on the ricotta? One gallon of milk = "about how much finished ricotta?"


  • ranger rayranger ray Posts: 812
    omg...!....... i haven't had a good italian meal like that since i lived in new jersey(70's)..... looks great!.... thanks! ray
  • BigBadgerBigBadger Posts: 461
    Every once in a so often as I look through the posts on this site I see a post such as this one that makes my mouth water and my mind race. What a beautiful effort sir! My hat's off to you. Thank you for sharing these photos!
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,329

    You are really making me feel like an amateur. Homemade pasta...homemade bread...homemade ricotta!!! Just tell me the sauce was from a jar!!! :) :).

    It looks wonderful! I am bookmarking this recipe. I will get the wife to do all the parts leading up to putting the casserole dish on the egg ;).

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • RGBHVRGBHV Posts: 1,317
    Looks great - did you make your own red sauce too?

    I never would have thought of making my own ricotta - thanks for sharing.

  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,144
    Great looking meal, little French onion soup on the side and it rocks. Just kidding great as presented.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    VERY NICE! Really great tip on the homemade ricotta. ;)
  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Thank you LR :)

  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Hi DM
    The ricotta is really easy and taste great :)

  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Thanks Rebecca
    It was a great way to spend a Sunday :)
    Mr Holloway is back in the good books for now :laugh:

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