comfort food

Sweet Potato Risotto

November 21, 2011 Dinner

   When planning this dish, I intended to use pumpkin. Pumpkin is seasonal and nostalgic and people get overly excited for recipes that incorporate pumpkin this time of year. But, the problem with pumpkin is that it’s kind of meh. The texture is gag inducing and the flavor is benign. Even the best pumpkin needs [...]

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Summer Risotto

July 20, 2011 Dinner

It strikes me as funny that as I write this post for a summer recipe, I’m listening to a band called The Decemberists (if only if were so cold outside).  But I find the music comforting, kind of like this risotto. And when when you’re sweltering in the summer sun, everyone should come into the [...]

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Veggie Pot Pie with Black Pepper Biscuits

May 4, 2011 Dinner

For Easter Sunday I wanted to make a meal that my fiancé wouldn’t soon forget.  As soon as I saw Joy The Baker’s recipe for chicken pot pie, I knew it was the the recipe for me.  It also, quite coincidentally, served as the long lost veggie pot pie recipe I’d been searching everywhere for. [...]

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