I had a dream during my nap that I kept breaking my new glasses and then getting them fixed. weird. hope it's not foreshadowing. Autumn is upon us in date, however, I am still waiting for it to feel like autumn weather. I love when the weather starts to turn chillier and I have my windows open, snuggling farther under the down comforter and feeling a slight chill on my face. Ultimate sleeping weather. I love that soup is a welcome meal multiple times a week. I love sweatshirt weather, roasted food, chilly but not cold bike rides, and switching to drinking hot lattes at work. I am ready for you autumn, bring it on.
Are you here for the Equinox?
I really wanted risotto yesterday. I was thinking about it all day long. I don't really think that a lot of people make it and that's kind of a shame. It is a wonderful, filling side, but a lot of the time I use it as a main course. Last night's was a roasted tomato risotto that I served with some roasted green beans. Risotto usually takes about 35 minutes. It is rice that is sautéed dry with aromatics and then cooked with hot broth, a ladle-ful at a time, until it is al dente. one of my faves. It is basically the same method every time with windows that allow for different flavoring. I always add a little vermouth (tip from my sis, Erin) before the stock and it gives it a really nice perfume that hangs on throughout the dish.