Butternut Squash Saffron Risotto

Since my deep affection for Italian risotto is not shared by my family, I consequently don’t make it very often. But with butternut squash in season, I decided to search for a new risotto recipe that might get one of MY favorite dinners on the menu rotation (can anyone relate?). Leave it to Ina Garten to inspire … Continue reading

Easy Beans and Rice with Cilantro

I almost always have the ingredients for this recipe on hand for those nights when time is really short. It takes about 10 minutes to get everything ready and then I just wait for the rice to sit down to dinner. It serves 3 on it’s own or 4, if served as pictured. It can … Continue reading

Black Beans and Yellow Rice

Everyone loves this recipe and continues to make it long after they have had it at my house. It is my son’s favorite “beans and rice” recipe and the longer it sits, the better it gets. I like to make it early in the morning and let it sit on the stove all day. We … Continue reading