Category: Whole Grains

Broccoli Cheddar Risotto

Both Martin and I have been craving cheese lately. A cheese craving is not something to ignore. Broccoli Cheddar Risotto was the perfect recipe to satisfy this craving. Risotto is a traditional Italian dish...

Bulgur Pilaf Delight

  I’ve been fascinated with bulgur lately. Since this handy pantry staple has only a small amount of the bran from wheat removed, it is a whole grain that cooks amazingly fast. I prefer...

Bok Choy Quinoa Pilaf

  Sometimes I’m inspired by a cooking technique or cuisine. But most of the time I’m inspired by an ingredient. Today’s inspiring ingredient: bok choy. In this transition between Winter and Spring, bok choy...

Lemongrass Risotto

  During this transitional time of year, Lemongrass Risotto is perfect. Like all risottos, it is creamy and comforting, just what we crave as the air gets brisk. Yet, the lemongrass makes this risotto...

Polenta Eggplant Casserole

It’s the State Fair in Minnesota. Twelve days of fun, friends, and of course, food. For those of you not familiar with the MN State Fair, it’s HUGE! Over 1.7 million people attend the...

Grilled Cheese Pizza

  This summer I discovered the wonderful world of grilled pizzas. Conventional ovens just can’t cook a pizza well. And it just isn’t practical to build a brick oven in my tiny 14th floor...