Hands-Off Risotto

Lately I’ve been craving risotto, but honestly, the dish is laborious and finicky, really.  It needs constant attention, sincere compliments, and gentle coaxing in order for it to behave the way I want.  It needs exact heat, warm stock added at just the right time, and if a person so much as blinks at theContinue reading “Hands-Off Risotto”

Pizza Night (in pictures)

Last summer, Scott and I used to pick up these great little whole-wheat pizza crusts from a shop called Le Quartier Baking Company.  At the time, they were only based in Lincoln, but to our delight, had informed us that soon they would set up shop in Omaha. Don’t get me wrong, I love makingContinue reading “Pizza Night (in pictures)”

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Nobody Hates Cake

Okay, just to be clear, I don’t only make cakes at home.  Although, wouldn’t that be nice?  All cakes all the time?  But seriously…as you all know, I love to bake and I love to share my favorites with anyone who will enjoy them as much as I do.  Today’s featured cake: the Chocolate andContinue reading “Nobody Hates Cake”