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Sunday Suppers: Let the Detox Begin… Or Not

Those of you who are trying to be good after the food orgy that was December can stick to the first two options in this suggested meal. If you want your meal to finish with something creamy and delicious and … 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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Creamy Stovetop “Risotto”

Risotto is one of our favorite, favorite, favorite, favorite, favorite meals. Sometimes though we want the starch to be a side, not the meal’s star. But if we have risotto as a side we don’t have time for all that … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Game Day’s Approaching Part Two

Last week’s Game Day roundup included lots of finger food. This week we’re featuring heartier meals that can feed a crowd. You can always make your guests bring the appetizers. Instead cook up one of these… Louisiana Shrimp Boil Or … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Bell Pepper Risotto

This is a perfect first course or prima pasta in fancy terms. For those of you looking for how to make risotto go here. Remember risottos are easy to do. Also use fresh homemade vegetable stock for the best results. … 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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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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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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The Other Mom’s Pork Chops

When we talk about family recipes, we’re normally talking about Greg’s family. (Cornbread stuffing notwithstanding.) This is a variation of a recipe from Katherine’s mom. It was a favorite growing up, but one she hadn’t thought of in years. We’re … Continue reading

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There are a billion different ways to make jambalaya. It is almost like chili in a sense because almost any ingredient could probably work. That said, the highest quality andouille sausage is not optional. Jambalaya 1 lb fresh andouille sausage sliced … Continue reading

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