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5 tips for making creamy risotto

| | Aug 22 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

Q: What are some tips for making risotto?

  1. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    There are plenty of slow cooker cookbooks out there, but the writing team of Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough hit upon a winning formula with their new book, “The Great American Slow Cooker Book” ($25, softcover, Clarkson Potter).

  2. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Super Bowl party food is supposed to be indulgently heavy and satisfying. It should be rich and savory and totally over the top.

  3. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    The next time you’re looking to fill that carb/starch slot on the plate, try roasted avocado instead. It’s creamy and a little different.

  4. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    To create our seven-layer potato skins, we started with some of the traditional toppings for potato skins — bacon, scallions and cheese. From there, we added crumbled sausage, a garlicky sour cream and caramelized onions. OK, so they’re more like over-stuffed, almost twice-baked potatoes. But with party food this delicious, who cares?

  5. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Supposedly, we all have our dirty little food secrets, those crazy things we’re embarrassed to admit we love. But the truth is, I don’t consider any of my loves to be secrets. If I love something, I am proud to eat it, no matter how trashy or elegant it is. If I was ashamed to eat it, I wouldn’t eat it.

  6. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Super Bowl party food is supposed to be indulgently heavy and satisfying. It should be rich and savory and totally over the top.

  7. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Is there a chip dip in the world that isn’t wonderful? No matter what the flavor, at heart most are tubs of sour cream or melted cheese. Few foods are more satisfying.

  8. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Most classic Super Bowl party grub generally can be classified one of two ways — spicy Tex-Mex or basic comfort. And since there’s already a lot of crossover between those categories, we decided to embrace them and create a Super Bowl party dish that combines the best qualities of both.

  9. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Supposedly, we all have our dirty little food secrets, those crazy things we’re embarrassed to admit we love. But the truth is, I don’t consider any of my loves to be secrets. If I love something, I am proud to eat it, no matter how trashy or elegant it is. If I was ashamed to eat it, I wouldn’t eat it.

  10. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    Is there a chip dip in the world that isn’t wonderful? No matter what the flavor, at heart most are tubs of sour cream or melted cheese. Few foods are more satisfying.

  11. | Posted: Jan 21 2014 - 1:03am

    There are plenty of slow cooker cookbooks out there, but the writing team of Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough hit upon a winning formula with their new book, “The Great American Slow Cooker Book” ($25, softcover, Clarkson Potter).

  12. | Posted: Jan 19 2014 - 1:03am

    With the advent of tablets, cellphones and e-readers, could the book-lined home library go the way of the formal dining room?

  13. | Posted: Jan 19 2014 - 1:03am

    With the advent of tablets, cellphones and e-readers, could the book-lined home library go the way of the formal dining room?

  14. | Posted: Jan 17 2014 - 1:03am

    Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one younger than 17 admitted.

  15. | Posted: Jan 17 2014 - 1:03am

    Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one younger than 17 admitted.