Black Rice Risotto w/ Arborio, Leeks & Roasted Butternut Squash

Black Rice Risotto w/ Arborio, Leeks & Roasted Butternut SquashBlack Rice Risotto — Comfort Food Just In Time for Halloween

Black Rice Risotto prepared with wonderfully chewy and aromatic Italian Venere rice seems like stirring a witch’s cauldron. The rice’s deep black hue and risotto’s requisite long, slow simmering complete the illusion. Continue reading

New York City Highlights — Apples to Za’atar, Part 2

New York City Highlights—Apples to Za’atar, Part 2New York City Highlights—Natural History Museum to Za’atar

Such fun recalling our week in this most vibrant city. New York City Highlights, Part 2 begins with the Natural History Museum and ends with my newest favorite herbal blend, za’atar Continue reading