Fresh Spinach, Arugula and Lemon Risotto

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One of my chicken gals laid an egg today!  Yes, I splattered the good news all over facebook, instagram, and twitter. After my little social media blitz, I joyously announced the good news to my two sassy gals.  To which the reply was less than … [Read more...]

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto

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I probably have 20 different methods of preparing risotto.  Mostly because that's the one dish my youngest gal always requests. Suzie Q will request risotto for her birthday dinner, when she's sick, when she scores a perfect 100 on an exam, when … [Read more...]

Chicken Risotto

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As most of you know I am in deep chef love with Emeril.  He was my first chef love.  Still at the top of my list, but now joined by a few more chef’s that melt my food heart. Tom Douglas, one of our local celebrity chefs and James Beard award … [Read more...]

Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms, Leeks and Gruyere

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Tis the season for rich and creamy comfort food.  Risotto is a dish to be savored, and a lovely dish to be served Fall, Winter or Spring. This decadent risotto is filled with the distinct and exquisite flavors of porcini mushrooms, sweet leeks and … [Read more...]

Risotto alla Veronese (Risotto with Ham)

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A few evenings ago I was preparing the most lovely risotto with porcini mushrooms, roasted asparagus tips and Gruyère cheese.  Doesn't that sound divine?  Well, not to my little gal.  I could see the scrunched and scowling look on her face as she … [Read more...]

Creamy Risotto with Leeks and Parmesan

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In our family, my sister is the Queen of all things risotto.   Seriously, Kristin can make risotto to absolute perfection.  One of her family's favorite risotto's is her simplest version, creamy risotto with leeks and parmesan, and just for kicks, … [Read more...]