Archives: Spring

Classic Strawberry Shortcake

April 24, 2013 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Baking, Comfort Food, Dessert, Recipes, Spring, Summer

Classic Strawberry Shortcake is one of those recipes you need to know how to make: easy-to-make biscuits layered with juicy strawberries and freshly whipped cream…heaven! It’s the perfect dessert for Spring and Summer! My biscuit cutter is a little smaller than 2 1/2″ so I got a few more biscuits out of the batch. I like to use coarse […]

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Risotto with Salmon, Lemon, Fresh Herbs, and Ricotta Salata

April 11, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Risotto with Salmon, Lemon, Fresh Herbs, and Ricotta Salata | Filed in Fish, Main Dish, Recipes, Rice, Seafood, Spring

Now that we’re shedding our winter coats and embracing a new season, a longing for lighter, brighter, fresher foods also emerges. This delicious salmon risotto, spiked with fresh herbs and lemon, is a perfect Springtime meal! As with any risotto, it requires attentive stirring while adding broth in small increments. Other than that, though, it’s easy to prepare. The recipe calls […]

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Caramelized Carrot Risotto

March 11, 2011 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Comfort Food, Italian, Main Dish, Recipes, Rice, Side Dish, Spring, Vegetable, Vegetarian

Recently, I was looking for carrot recipes and ran across this one for Caramelized Carrot Risotto. Since roasted carrots are one of my favorite winter side dishes and risotto is my favorite rice dish, I knew I had to make this recipe. While not a quick dish to make, it is definitely comfort food. The […]

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Cinnamon-Rhubarb Muffins

May 15, 2009 by andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes, Spring

These moist and tender muffins are a great way to show off a seasonal Springtime ingredient: rhubarb. The muffins are slightly tart and slightly sweet with a delicious cinnamon-sugar topping.  I like them best the day they’re made when the muffin tops are still a little crunchy. Trim away any rhubarb leaves from the stalks (they’re […]

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