Category Archives: Rice/Risotto

Sunday Suppers: Now in Autumn Colors

We love summer food because it’s so colorful. But the hues of fall aren’t too shabby either. Sweet Potato and Fennel Soup Brown Rice Risotto with Black Trumpet Mushrooms Poached Pears in a Chocolate and Wine Sauce

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Sunday Suppers: Signs of Fall

Can you believe it’s October already?! Down here that means raking (or not) leaves in shorts. But hey, at least it feels like fall in the kitchen. Roasted Butternut Squash Salad Chicken Marsala Creamy Stovetop Risotto Flambeed Pears with Star … Continue reading

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Fall Fruit Risotto

Katherine is not a fan of sweet risottos but as a light first course or first dessert they are very good. This was an attempt to blend the sweetness of a fruit risotto with a more savory meat and cheese. … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fall Garden

Here are some meatless options for a nice fall feast. Start with a mushroom soup A nice rice dish and some pears for dessert

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Farro Risotto

This turned out a lot better than I anticipated and is a great recipe. I prefer risotto with real arborio rice and farro is so much better as a dessert. But this is really, really excellent as well. I went … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: The Summer Salad Edition

Young Wifey gave us this idea when she did a roundup on all of her favorite summer salads. Each one looked fantastic. Since we’re still in picnic and cookout season, we thought we’d share our favorite summer salads too. We … Continue reading

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Uncle Charlie’s Trick

Here is a different way to finish a risotto from my Uncle Charlie’s repertoire. I made a mushroom risotto and instead of using Romano cheese at the end I used two tablespoons of mascarpone. The final result was very rich, … Continue reading

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