Risotto Primavera by Erin Brady

My weekly recipe on Eating For Our Futures – Risotto Primavera. Check out the rest of the EFF blog while you’re there – Adria has some great stuff!

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I picked Risotto Primavera as this week’s EFF recipe. Primavera means the season of Spring in Italian, but in food language it usually means lots of vegetables. For those of you not familiar, risotto is an Italian rice dish, commonly seen in higher end restaurants. It originates from Northern Italy and is a creamy, luxurious dish. There are about as many types of risotto as there are stars in the sky. You can pretty much use the basic recipe and then go from there. I will add suggestions and ideas as we go. I can also promise you that this will not be the last risotto you see from me. Risotto and where you can go with it has become a staple here at the Brady compound.
It’s creamy, it’s rich, and it’s comforting. It can be cheesy, brimming with freshness, or meaty. And it can be all of that…

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Tuesday Chili & Cornbread with Honey Butter by Erin Brady

Here’s my recipe for this week featured on Eating For Our Futures, an amazing blog by my friend Adria. Check it out – you won’t be disappointed!

PS – New BradyMunch post coming up this week!

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Chili has become a new obsession in my house that my daughter and husband request weekly. I love it because it’s easy and I always have the ingredients on hand. I call it Tuesday Chili because it’s fast and easy enough for a weekday dinner, but because of my little tricks it tastes like it has been simmering all day. My daughter (who never suffers in silence when she doesn’t care for a dish) says I should make this chili for restaurants!

This recipe is fantastic when you are running out of fresh stuff in the fridge. I’m not a fan of canned veggies in general – they just seem so gross to me. But beans (and tomatoes) I go for. They don’t seem to be altered as much as other vegetables. Of course, if you want to re-hydrate some dried beans or use fresh tomatoes PLEASE do! It’ll be delish!

This chili is…

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My Food Philosophy Interview on Eating for Our Futures

Keep an eye on this blog by Adria Banihashemi called Eating for Our Futures! She is fantastic – well obviously because she has asked me to submit a weekly recipe to her blog. I will be using meals I actually make that week. Adria really knows her stuff – don’t miss out on her blogs!

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