Bacon, Egg, and Leek Risotto

Here is an easy meal you could make for any time of day. K and I like risotto, although it took some time to convince him. Risotto is tricky since it is similar to his childhood dish of congee but it is different enough that he wanted it to be more like congee. Finally we have figured out his ideal texture for it. I’m still trying to convince the Fudgelet to like it more. He eats it as he eats everything, but I want him to like it as much as we do. This was the first time he was more on board with it.

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Braised Leeks and a Grain Class

What do you get a girl who loves to cook but has almost every cooking supply known? My friend Lisa decided to have us take a cooking class together. I got to pick which one. We went to a place called the Pantry and I had us sign up for a class about whole grains. I know, I know, you might wonder why I signed up for a seemingly healthy class. Well, the classes fill up really quickly, so there were a few interesting ones that were filled. There was also my work schedule. Most of the classes were during the week around dinner time, and I would have had to drive into the city during rush hour. I was able to find one on a Friday (slower day at work) that sounded interesting. Plus, every single ingredient in every recipe was something I either like, use, or want to learn to use. Yay! So, I thought it would be a good learning experience.

Braised leeks with a main course you will learn about in a future post.

Braised leeks with a main course you will learn about in a future post.

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