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Mushroom and Barley Risotto

Mushroom and Barley Risotto / Bev Cooks

With prosciutto crisps! Don’t punch me in the pancreas, vegetarians. Have you ever swapped in barley in place of arborio rice? Oh man you should. It’s crazy. Totally new take on risotto. I’m not new to barley risotto, I just hardly ever make it or think about it. Which isn’t rightly selling this, is it. […]

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Risotto with Shrimp, Bacon and Zucchini

Risotto with Shrimp, Bacon and Zucchini / Bev Cooks

And peas! Risotto with Shrimp, Bacon, Zucchini and Peas. The peas part. I’d like to think of this mess as a late summer kitchen sink risotto thingy. I MEAN, you can make it any time of year really. But right now it’s summer, so I’m calling it summer. Only because the shrimp isn’t in season […]

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Cajun Risotto with Crawfish Tails and Andouille Sausage

Cajun Risotto with Crawfish Tails and Andouille Sausage / Bev Cooks

Still losing my mind over this and it’s been 15 hours. Because listen – CAJUN. RISOTTO. Not etouffee! Not jambalaya! Good old fashioned risotto, but crazy infused with cajun (creole, cajun, creole, cajun – let’s call the whole thing off) flavors. And on top of that, I used crawfish tails. But we need to discuss […]

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Risotto with Sausage, Brussels Sprouts and Sundried Tomatoes

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Did you know that in ancient times, “autumn” actually translates to “eat risotto?” It does. But don’t try to look it up because Merriam and Webster had a fight last night and the site’s down. Don’t you just love risotto? I could snarf it year round, but I especially dig it during the fall, because […]

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Tomato, Sausage and Spinach Risotto

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Have you ever tasted angel wings? Angel wings that have been delicately dredged through a bed of holy rose petals, dipped in love potion fairy dust #4, and that have ridden away on unicornback into the sunset? With glitter and probably bubbles? Yeah. Scroll up or down. Risotto. I hope your heartbeat is safely under […]

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Grilled Summer Vegetable Risotto

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You know how they say in the summertime our bodies crave less filling food because of the longer days? I’m sorry, but I think that’s a bunch of willy nilly. It might be the case for you, but I always, ALWAYS craves starches. Whether it be seasoned skillet potatoes, silky pasta, asian-style rice, or freshly […]

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