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Fish & Farro on a cold winter day

As I sit today and stare out the window across my snow and ice covered yard, my body emits a little shiver and I’m gently reminded of how grateful I am to be inside. 484 more words


Farro Risotto

I admit upfront that I’ve never made risotto from scratch. Does it count that I’ve salivated when watching television chefs cook and plate it? It’s a comfort-food type of rice dish, using a sticky short grain white rice that is constantly stirred to release its starch, developing a silky creamy texture. 369 more words

Diabetes & Heart Health

Farro and Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash

This is my 100th post, and I am SO happy that it gets to be this delicious dish.  Last week, while on vacation, I had lots of time to catch up on reading some of my favorite blogs and cataloging ‘things to make.’ During that process, I stumbled upon this amazing recipe from… 616 more words


Farro from home

Did you know that there are three types of farro?First things first—do you know what farro is?

Farro is hulled wheat.  Wheat is either free-threshing, which means the outer sheath is soft and easy to remove.  666 more words

Avocado Pesto

Before you subscribe to a food delivery service like Blue Apron, read this first

Like most people, I have been intrigued by the recent explosion of food delivery services (like Blue Apron) that tout the convenience of delicious home cooked meals while saving time and money.   1,090 more words


Miso, kale and shiitake mushroom farrotto

Risotto is a bit of a joke in our house because it was one of the first things I tried to teach my husband how to cook.   738 more words


The Whole Grains Guide

Forget white bread! A few simple techniques will have you preparing nutritious, tasty whole grains like a pro in no time.

By Tabitha Alterman

Whole grains are a part of every culinary culture on the planet, but most of us could stand to incorporate more of these delicious, nutritious morsels into our daily repertoire. 1,408 more words