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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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Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Risotto (serves 2)

1 cup of arborio rice 3 cups of hot stock (approximately – I usually find it takes more) 1 cup of white wine or Vermouth 1 medium onion ½ cup of parmesan cheese (grated) ½ butternut squash 3 tbsp soft … Continue reading

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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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Autumn Risotto with butternut squash and Madeira soaked golden sultanas

Ingredients (serves 2) 1 cup of rice 3 cups of hot stock (approximately) 1 cup of white wine 1 medium onion ½ cup of parmesan cheese (grated) ½ butternut squash 1tsp dried rosemary ¼ cup golden sultanas 1tbsp Madeira 2 … Continue reading

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Risotto with roasted tomatoes

The magic of risotto is the love – you spend 20 minutes of your time on something, you’re putting love straight into it. It’s hokey, but it’s true. Or if it isn’t true, it ought to be. Ingredients (serves 2) … Continue reading

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