Spring Brown Rice Risotto

Risotto is my favorite comfort food.  Its a little fussy, sure.  But totally worth the wait. Normally its made with a very short grain arborio rice, but I decided to try to make it with a healthier brown rice and it actually turned out just as good.  It takes longer, so its no quick weeknight…

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Pasta With Roasted Tomatoes, Basil and Garlic

This is true comfort food to me. All it needs is a glass of wine, maybe a chocolate chaser, and I am in heaven.  I have not a drop of Italian blood in me, but I somehow have the stomach of an italian.  I love crusty bread dipped in Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar.  I…

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