Category Archives: Grains

Sweet Potato Risotto

Sweet Potato Risotto is one of those dishes that makes sense to me, living in Nashville, as it’s a beloved item here. Although it’s a blending of two starches still works, and sweet potatoes love onions (in this case shallots) … Continue reading

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Cold Fighting Soup: Tomato Beef Soup with Einkorn Wheat Berries and Bone Broth

Tomato Beef Soup with Einkorn Wheat Berries and Bone Broth was created to fight a household of colds and give a giant boost to the immune system.  The bone broth was cooked in a slow cooker all night long to … Continue reading

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Melted Tuscan Kale Risotto

This is part of my series on Risotto. I made classic risotto, red beet risotto, sweet potato risotto and now I bring you kale risotto, all within one week. Kale is a favorite of mine and yet I hesitated thinking … Continue reading

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Red Beet Risotto with Goat Cheese

Red Beet Risotto made with goat cheese and freshly grated Pecorino Romano is not just another risotto. It’s spectacular in flavor, texture and presentation. In my previous post I gave you a tutorial on risotto, the ins the outs and … Continue reading

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How to Make Perfect Risotto and Three Mistakes to Avoid

There are some classic risotto dishes, such as risotto milanese, made with beef marrow and saffron, but truly, you can get quite creative with risotto. This is why I chose three types of risotto for this month’s creative cooking challenge. … Continue reading

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Boozy Spicy Autumn Risotto with Butternut Squash

I’m on an Autumn Roll. If I was a magazine, I would probably be preparing for Valentine’s Day, but I’m a blog, and I’m in real time making boozy, spicy, Autumn Risotto with Butternut Squash. You may remember Autumn Salad, … Continue reading

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Faith’s Saffron Rice and Edible Mosaic Cookbook Launch

It’s a  cookbook launch party, and I’m so happy to spread the news about a fellow blogger and friend. I’ve come to know Faith in the last few years as one of the bloggers who participates with me in the … Continue reading

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Halloween Stuffed Peppers and the Scarecrows of Cheekwood

Healthy Halloween is on the way! Ground turkey and brown rice stuffed into funny pumpkins is one way to do it, or to at offset the candy corn and there will be candy corn! My tradition every year is to … Continue reading

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Savory Sweet Potato Grits

It’s a twist and a turn to bring two southern staples together in one dish. Southern food has evolved, as all cuisine should.  A lot of southern kitchens serve grits for breakfast with butter and sugar. I gravitate to the … Continue reading

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