Have you started to make your Thanksgiving dinner preparations yet? Let’s face it, the holidays are a lot of work to make everything perfect for family and friends. All the cooking. planning and organizing is all worth it though because it means time spent with those we love. I’m here today to help you get one of those Thanksgiving meal preparation items checked off your “to-do” list....more
Lemon linguine is a great side dish. It goes well with most meats or can be used as a main dish. Both of my kids always eat it up and ask for seconds so I make it quite often for them.8 ozs. uncooked linguine3 tablespoons butter, melted1 tablespoon lemon juice1 teaspoon dried basil1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoninggrated Parmesan cheese, optional1. In a saucepan, cook linguine according to package directions....more
I get cravings for risotto at odd hours, which is annoying because risotto typically takes a while to make and a lot of effort to stir. So when that craving arrives around 10 p.m. on a weeknight, no bueno. That's why I started looking into risotto shortcuts.
Enter the rice cooker.
Seems like this concept would be a no-brainer because risotto is rice, and a rice cooker is made to prepare rice. But, the intricacies involved in cooking risotto always just made me assume that this machine wasn't ideal for making it. I was wrong. Sue me.
I’m a Texan 1st and a Southerner 2nd, but just like anyone else from the lower eastern part of the country, grits have been a staple in my household. Nothing says Southern comfort food like a bowl of yummy creamy grits. For generations Mamas and Grannies have been feeding their families this delectable savory side dish….....more
Risotto Stuffed PumpkinCreamy risotto speckled with bits of bacon and cheese makes for a stunning presentation baked in a pumpkin.Click here to view recipe: http://www.thesensuist.com/Risotto_Stuffed_Pumpkin.html...more