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I fell in love again… with this risotto. It’s been a while since I’ve made a risotto; not the right season, too much stirring, but this one was just right. Creamy and bright and hearty all at the same time. Exactly what we needed as winter hit Seattle. I’ll be bringing this one around for …

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Phew! Another busy week. I’m really looking forward to work slowing down, but in the mean time I’m starting to get used to this constant high pace and have gotten back in the swing of cooking regularly again. This week I made this amazing risotto, which required almost no stirring whatsoever. Amazing! Add to that …

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I may complain about risotto occasionally, but it’s worth ever moment at the stove. Particularly when it’s filled with mushrooms and garlic. Barley is a great alternative to rice, much more nutritious with a rich flavor and hearty texture. Now that it’s well and truly freezing here in Seattle, I love this dish as a …

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A little over a week ago my friend Danielle made this amazing risotto – twice! Even though she was sweet enough to share a bit with me, I wanted a whole batch of my own. And since I’ve been on the mend, but not one hundred percent wonderful yet, my dearest husband whipped it up …

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It started snowing today. Here in Seattle, all it takes is a few flakes and the whole city starts freaking out, some happily and others not so much. The cold weather makes me crave something warm and filling. Have you tried escarole before? I can’t believe I just discovered it! It has the amazing peppery and …

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I have a number of goals this year, but my only true resolution is to get back to eating better on a regular basis. What does eating better mean for me? Less meat, particularly red and pork (but less meat overall), less dairy, more greens, and this year I’m hoping to add less gluten to …

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Well now that we’ve gotten back into the swing of normal work weeks, it finally feels like the new year has truly begun. I’m still focused on making it all the way through the January cure this year (so far so good!), but here are a few fun links from around the net this week: …

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