Category Archives: Risotti

Seafood Risotto

I’m in the mood for a one-dish main course tonight but I don’t have a lot of time to prep ahead.  Seafood usually fills that bill nicely–it generally cooks quickly, with little or no time necessary to marinate or brine … Continue reading

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Quinoa with Arugula and Lemon Pesto

In case you were wondering why the quinoa on the plate in last night’s dinner was a lovely pale green –I thought I’d share the recipe with you.  I love making and experimenting with pesto of all different varieties–it’s a great way to … Continue reading

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Spinaci e Riso

Spinaci e riso (rice and spinach) is a great first course or side dish and is much simpler to make than risotto.  It requires only simmering–no sauteing of onions or of rice. There is no wine required–only butter, broth, spinach … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto

I’m still eating local butternut squash from the fall (not frozen–just kept in a cold basement).  It seems to get sweeter as it sits and the flavor concentrates.  I know it will not keep indefinitely, so one of these days, I’ll … Continue reading

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Risotto with Chicken and Peas

Risotto with Chicken and Peas Maybe because there’s snow on the ground and more coming, the aroma of simmering chicken broth seems very inviting. This is really to show you that making your own chicken broth is very practical–it provides … Continue reading

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