Couscous with Chickpeas, Fennel, Olives, and Citrus

I love Middle Eastern flavors, and couscous is a classic vehicle for carrying richly flavored foods, such as dishes of chickpeas. If you do decide to use this as a side dish to some spicy skewers, try adding a yogurt and cucumber sauce, too.

Couscous With Chickpeas, Fennel, and Olives

Serves 2

CHICKPEA MIXTURE
1 large fennel bulb, trimmed and … Read more

Asparagus Risotto

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I love making risotto. The slow process of adding hot, aromatic, stock to the cooking rice and watching the rice plump up and release its starches into creaminess is beautiful.

Last night, my sweetie brought home a bunch of very expensive winter asparagus. It’s really pumpkin weather, but still, what to do with this wonderful largesse?

Risotto seemed both warming Read more