Spring & Summer Flavors make a transition from heavy red/rich dishes which we enjoyed all Fall/Winter to lighter more green/bright dishes. Those fresh flavors are just like everything outside – new and bright and light. Although Risotto is a slow-cooked rice which takes some quality time over the stove, it does not have to be heavy and weigh you (or your dish) down.
During my first spring as a homeowner we discovered that there was Asparagus growing right in the yard garden, so every year we love to feature these fresh flavors (and enjoy Asparagus at least 3 times a week for almost a month). Pairing the fresh Asparagus with some Shrimp (I always keep bags of frozen raw shrimp in the freezer, Continue reading