Category Archives: Rice/Risotto

Eggplant Rolls Stuffed with Shrimp and Rice

Usually eggplant is just stuffed with different cheeses, but I thought why not something a little more difficult. I was also out of cheese at the time. This recipe makes use of premade frozen marinara to save time. If making … Continue reading

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Blueberry Risotto

Fruit risotto, now that’s an idea. This would work perfectly as a side for roast pork, lamb or venison and is also good by itself. This is not a dessert. For those folks who are still scared to make risotto … Continue reading

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To Shell or Not to Shell

Nothing says spring like fresh fava beans. I love these things so much that this winter they are going to be an addition to the garden. Before I get to the delicious risotto in the photo though there is a … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Vegetarian Feast

We like this meal because it blends seasonal and pantry ingredients. Risotto is good anytime of the year. Stuffed Artichokes Red Wine Risotto Lemon Basil Granita

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Sunday Suppers: Better than Takeout

While it’s fun to get takeout, doing so can involve driving, ordering, picking up the phone, maybe even waiting. So toss those menus and get cracking. Consider these options your takeout replacements. Why not start with some Thai omelettes? Care … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Round of Comfort Food

It’s cold down here. It didn’t even get out of the 50s today. Comfort food is clearly in order. Chicken Cordon Bleu Glazed Carrots with Mint Brown Rice with Porcini Mushrooms The presentation is a little on the fancy side … Continue reading

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Risotto Cake

Normally we don’t have risotto leftover, but Greg made a huge batch. Normally, we have a microwave to heat any leftover risotto we do have. But that’s on the fritz. What’s a girl trying to stretch her leftovers to do… … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Gourmet Rice and Beans

Who says winter meals have to be drab? We don’t. This week’s Sunday Suppers is colorful, flavorful and satisfying. Pumpkin Bisque with Shrimp Brown Rice Risotto with Black Trumpet Mushrooms Green Beans with Pancetta and Mushrooms Poached Pears in Champagne

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Sunday Suppers: Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

What’s better than smelling a chicken roasting away on a crisp fall day? We kept the sides healthy to leave room for dessert. Roasted Chicken Stuffed with Citrus Asparagus with Mint and Chili Brown Rice with Porcini Mushrooms Spiced Apple … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: One Dish Wonders

We don’t own a crockpot, big shocker there. But there are plenty of times we don’t want to mess with multiple courses or a zillion pots. Here are some of our favorite one-dish menus. Shrimp Risotto Kale, Spinach and Bread … Continue reading

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