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Mastering Rice and Risotto
Three words. Creamy, silky, risotto. This velvety rice dish has been a crowd favoritefor centuries . . . and for good reason! Yes, it requires patience, but, in return, it delivers delicious, mouth-watering results. Fall is our preferred time to prepare a hearty batch of risotto -- it’s a great comfort-style food perfect for transitioning into the new season.

IN THIS ISSUE, we explore some rice basics, then present three different risotto recipes that are sure to comfort and warm everyone at your table. After mastering risotto basics, you’ll find that it’s a great dish for improvisational cooking throughout the season ahead.
Mastering Rice and Risotto
All About Rice
Kinds of Rice
RECIPE: Lemon and Brussels Sprouts RIsotto with Crispy Prosciutto
All About Risotto
Arborio Rice
Make Risotto on the Stovetop
Use a MultiCooker
RECIPE: Saffron and Butternut Squash Risotto with Crispy Sage and Pine Nuts
For Perfect Rice and Risotto
RECIPE: Savory Mushroom Risotto with Crispy Shallots and Chives
Great Garnishes