I just love a good creamy risotto. 'Risotto' is style of cooking rice so that it is more creamy. The creamy happens because the rice is cooked in some type of broth and it releases starches making the entire dish thicken and become creamy. Long grain rice doesn't work so well for this. Short grained rice, particularly Arborio rice is the best. The shorter the grain the more starch. If you wanted to make a simple pot of arborio rice, you simmer some rice in veggie or meat broth and stir and stir, . . .
We have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KeepingMomsCool #CollectiveBias Has the hustle of school and soccer season started to make your evenings as frenzied as mine?! To top it off dance and piano began this last week my efforts has Suzy homemaker have started to lack! I have four wonderful kids who are active and involved. Right where I want them.. busy with homework, exercising on the soccer field and still able to have a few . . .
Are you guys convinced yet that pressure cookers are pretty amazing? Steph's previous post vegetarian chili and pot roast had me drooling.. if you didn't catch her pressure cooker roast and chili recipes you need to go check them out! Today I'm going to share a simple yet delicious black bean and rice recipe. Since I received my Power Pressure Cooker XL a few months ago I've been playing with different recipes and cooking methods. Many so good and quick! But the function I found myself utilizing . . .
This recipe has been on our blog for years and has always been one of my favorite cakes! Many of you know this but years ago, this blog was a group blog with many many contributors. As the blog grew and life went on we narrowed down the contributors to those with serious interest in food blogging. Many of the recipes shared by our previous contributors are still on this blog and so delicious! Because I love this recipe so much I decided to give it a little facelift and bring it forward a few . . .
Well this dessert is going to rock your socks! Simple enough to whip up the morning before your barbecue, yet delicious enough to make everyone go back for seconds. I recently made this fresh strawberry pie for some neighbors we had over for dessert. Their cute little boy ate it up and kept asking for more. Licking his lips he said, "Oh this is good! Mom will you please get the recipe?" I was flattered of course, but then again I knew it would be good! And if your wondering if this is the . . .
I hope you have been enjoying our partnership with Ralphs grocery store and their Taste of Spain campaign! It's always such an honor for us to be working with such great companies. Our previous featured recipes, Patatas Brava and Spanish Tapas were delicious and so much fun to make! Today we are sharing a Spanish classic - Paella with chicken and chorizo. A rich and hearty comfort meal that is frequently served through out Spain. How do I know this? Well my husband, Brandon actually lived in . . .
Have you ever made your own ham glaze? If not, it's time to give it a try! Making a homemade ham glaze is so easy and chance are you have all the ingredients for this glaze in your cupboards now. I'll also let you in on a little tip to getting a nice thick glaze on that ham! For this glaze, I used pineapple juice, brown sugar, and seasonings. I was cooking for a large group that included children so chose to keep it simple and sweet. Sweet pairs amazingly with a savory ham! I was really . . .
Peach soup- who would have thought? The sweet simplicity of this appetizer adds a nice charm to your dinner. Peaches are such a mild delicious fruit most people enjoy them, making it just the right pre-course to your dinner. I say pre-course because wouldn't serve this as a main dish, as it very light. That it also what makes it so refreshing. This recipe calls for canned peaches but if fresh peaches are in season, I highly recommend! Give them a little sauté with some sugar to soften and . . .
We are so excited to share with you this lovely table spread, simple and elegant. We are majorly crushing on all the bright spring flowers and their vibrant colors. Easter has snuck up on everyone a little early this year and if you anything like us that means you're last minute planning dinner! If so, we have some easy and delicious recipes to share. We will post over the next few days and link them here for easy finding. But first let's talk about this spread!! Isn't that tablecloth dreamy? . . .
Ok friends. I'm excited about todays post because it's personal and we have a giveaway + coupon code for you! (Head over to Instagram for giveaway details!) I'm sharing a recipe for Citrus-Infused Elderberry Juice made with the Takeya Flavor Infusion Pitcher. We have been using Takeya products for a few years now and are always impressed with the intuitive design and eco-friendly materials. Great company. They are even offering our readers 20% everything on their site! Guys thats huge! Use the . . .