Risotto al Barolo (Red Wine Risotto)

Risotto al Barolo (my specialty & favorite) serves 6 INGREDIENTS: 1 yellow onion 2 cups Arborio Rice 2 glasses Barolo/Nebiolo or other dry red Piemontese wine 1 litre /32 oz. chicken stock/broth (preferably homemade) 3/4 stick of cold butter (cut into small pieces) 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (more for serving) Optional: 1/2 cup…

Pasta e Fagioli Soup with Tuscan White Beans, Kale & Sausage

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2-3 Garlic Cloves, minced 32 oz / 4 C chicken or vegetable broth 1 15 oz can cannellini beans 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes  3/4 cup of Ditalini or any other small pasta  12 oz. package Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage 1 Bunch Kale, stems removed and leaves…

iPho

My new favorite Vietnamese restaurant invited me to dine with them for their 1 Year Anniversary last night and my palette is pretty darn happy about it. iPho is located at Park Selwyn Terrace (the shopping center where Park and Selwyn intersect @ 5110 Park Rd.) As I was trying to make most important decision of…

Kale Minestrone Soup

A comfort food favorite of mine, this Kale Minestrone Soup is healthy and delicious way to start warm when its cold outside. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 sweet onion, diced 2 carrots, peeled and diced 3 celery stalks, peeled and diced 3 garlic cloves, minced One 28-ounce can diced tomatoes One 15-ounce can crushed…

Coconut Curry Shrimp

One Pot Coconut Curry Shrimp Author: Plating Pixels Recipe type: Stir-Fry Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  25 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 large garlic cloves, minced 2 pounds shrimp, defrosted (peeled and deveined) 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 large red bell pepper, diced 1…