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Cooking with an Amateur: Portuguese Sausage Risotto

Originally posted on Onequalitylife:
Last Thursday night I decided to be somewhat indulgent with dinner with it being the end the week and all. Here’s a dish with spicy Portuguese sausage, and really how can anyone go wrong with a pork product. If you have never made risotto it’s important for me to mention that it takes a while and careful attention. But totally worth it, specially when enjoying a glass of wine in the process. I’ve made risotto several times before always a little differently, making sure to add ingredients that I already have in the house. I would describe risotto as in between pasta and rice. If you go shopping for it you want to look for Orzo authentic Italian pasta and use 2 cups. Here are some other essential ingredients: 1. Chicken stock (low sodium preferred)  as much as needed until texture is right,  8 cups or so 2. One cup white wine, 3. 1/2 onion, 4. Two or Three cloves of garlic 5. Table spoon butter (I’ve used alternative to butter) 6.…

Hi it’s me again…

So for those that have not noticed, I have not written in my blog since May, 3 months ago. And it was not for lack of inspiration but rather I have just been so damn busy. And for those wondering why I have that guy from the beer commercials on here, and how that relates, let me just assure you that it does not relate. I just like that guy, and I thought I needed an interesting picture! So here is a quick summary of my summer: -Paul proposed to me on mother’s day 😀 -Summer school: finished three classes this summer toward my Masters. pheww  -driving all over the place for my jobs and internship, and getting a horrible tan -Vegas in July :), and a few concerts 😀 -THREE WEDDINGS!! Alyssa, Hannah, and one of Paul’s friend. <3<3<3 congrats newlyweds!! -Wedding venue shopping with Paul ❤  It has certainly been a wonderful kind of busy…. I am excited to say that I am back, and although I will be busy still, I will try to post once in …