Post Tagged with: "farro"

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Pesto Power Salad

Pesto Power Salad

Sometimes you crave Mac & Cheese. The good, homemade kind made with bechamel and extra sharp cheddar and topped with buttery breadcrumbs. That’s what I had this weekend. It was [...]

June 7, 2011 × 21 comments

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Butternet Squash, Farro & Sausage Soup

Butternet Squash, Farro & Sausage Soup

Before I begin waxing poetic about soup, a story. Every year at Thanksgiving, I roast garlic. Usually for my famous Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes. This year, for a too-greasy Roasted [...]

February 4, 2009 × 7 comments

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Butternut Squash Farro w/Pancetta and Cardamom Pecans

Butternut Squash Farro w/Pancetta and Cardamom Pecans

I think I may have a problem. I’m completely and totally obsessed with Fall ingredients. Pumpkin, squash, sage, pecans, cranberries, cinnamon, cardamom and anything “smoky”, but especially smoked paprika. There’s [...]

October 30, 2008 × 13 comments

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farro salad w/bacon & cauliflower

farro salad w/bacon & cauliflower

I’ve long proclaimed my love of farro. I especially love its chewy texture and the way it absorbs flavors while still maintaining its own subtle nutty taste. A perfect grain [...]

September 9, 2008 × 7 comments

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valentine’s sausage & chard with farro risotto

valentine’s sausage & chard with farro risotto

I’ve never done the Valentine’s Day thing. The big fancy dinner, the flowers, the chocolate. Frankly, I’m just not into it. While I do love going out to dinner and [...]

February 15, 2008 × 1 comment

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cornmeal & cayenne shrimp w/cheddar farro risotto

cornmeal & cayenne shrimp w/cheddar farro risotto

Not that I’m making any resolutions or anything, but this year I’m going to try to use more and different whole grains in my cooking. I’ve pretty much cut out [...]

January 11, 2008 × 6 comments