A close up of squash risotto with chicken

Recipe for Butternut Squash Risotto

Nothing quite says fall to me like a roasted squash. While I could eat a squash all by itself, I’d way rather puree it and incorporate it into a comforting fall risotto. This butternut squash risotto is creamy and rich, without the need for a bunch of dairy products. My lactose intolerance thanks me and […]

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Meat scrap pho with thai basil and cilantro

Low Waste Meat Scrap Pho

Pho is the national dish of Vietnam and it’s ALSO one of my favorite soups. The broth is full of complex flavor, there are noodles in it, and I can eat it with an outrageous quantity of fresh herbs. So anyway, what can I contribute to the long history of this soup? Well, it’s not […]

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A close up of thai style wild rice in a blue bowl

Thai Style Wild Rice

This thai style wild rice is loosely based off of a winning dish from the 2018 MN Wild Rice Recipe contest. I had the chance to eat that chicken thai wild rice as part of the yearly conference that we have with our growers. I enjoyed it so much that I knew I had to […]

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Weeknight Fried Rice

In the last year, I have tried to limit my grocery shopping to once every other week. By the end of that span I am left primarily with pantry staples and long lasting produce, such as onions, garlic, carrots, and celery. That is where chicken fried rice fits into my meal planning perfectly. The ingredients […]

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