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A Rotarian Halloween and Whole Roasted Pumpkins with Butternut Squash Risotto – This Dinner Will Get You Laid

One Halloween when my husband was a kid, he was picked by his school to be in one of those murder mysteries that were the absolute Newest Craze – the kind that you can still buy now in a box … Continue reading

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Savoy Cabbage with Pancetta and Fontina

As Thanksgiving accelerates towards us my friends react in different ways to the concept of spending highly charged time with family and in-laws.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Risotto with wild mushroom and oranges

Fall colors and romance.  That was the plan.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – risotto with radicchio, sultanas and pine nuts, (and tall tales)

I was probably the worst tour guide in Venice, and that’s saying something.

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The Monday Treat – Risotto with Fresh Peas

  I had high hopes for the peas. They started out so strong. Thrusting their way out of the seedling planter on the window sill, then, newly transferred onto the balcony, twining seductively around their stakes (ok, chopsticks) and eventually … Continue reading

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Spring vegetable spotlight – 10 ways to eat Asparagus

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This dinner will get you laid (if you actually get to eat it) – Risotto and the weekend that never was.

It was my friend John’s birthday and the plan was that 10 of us would drive to Woodstock and hang out in a house on Friday night, Saturday, have breakfast on Sunday and get back to the city in time … Continue reading

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This dinner will get you laid – The ghosts of boyfriends past flee at the sight of autumn risotto with butternut squash and Madeira soaked golden sultanas

Browsing for Halloween costumes in Ricky’s, Adam and I discussed what we would be this year. I was thinking some kind of generic mourner, since I have black lace gloves and a hat with a veil already. Adam was considering … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – When Lustful Thoughts Turn From Yoga To Risotto

It was while rolling up from flat on the floor into cobra position that it suddenly occurred to Sara that she could not actually remember the last time that she had had sex.

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