By almost unanimous vote in out house, if we are looking for our number one comfort food for an evening's meal, it will be a risotto dish. And now that it is fresh vegetable Farmer's Market time, our risotto will be even better -- risotto and fresh vegetables are a coming together made in culinary heaven.
We got a half pound of fresh green beans, and, with the usual risotto accompaniments, we were off -- and the result was as wonderful as we had anticipated.
Here is the link to the complete recipe, which also has links for more detailed instruction and help on making a great Italian risotto:
For this evening we used Carnaroli rice rather than Arborio and liked the result even better. And another big help: we do roast chicken quite often, for the chicken of course but also because it allows us to take the bones and remnants and create a really great chicken broth -- ideal for a risotto.