Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto

Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto

Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto is one of those cozy, fall dishes that takes very little effort but has a huge payoff in flavor. And even though this dish and dishes like this are typically called “risotto” it’s made with barley rather than rice. Call me Miss Obvious, lol! 🙂

Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto

Roasted Mushroom Barley Risotto with Simple Roasted Onions

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Simple Roasted Onions

Simple Roasted Onions

I call these Simple Roasted Onions because they’re so easy to make, but the fact is that the taste is anything but simple! They’re rich, caramelized, cooked until they’re just about melty, and absolutely fabulous! It doesn’t hurt to toss in a few garlic cloves like I do (optional) right along with the onions and let them do their thing, too!

Simple Roasted Onions

Simple Roasted Onions

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Beef Guinness Stew from Simon Pearce

Beef Guinness Stew from Simon Pearce

I gotta tell ya about this recipe, an old family favorite, the Beef Guinness Stew from Simon Pearce. I pulled this recipe ages ago from either Bon Appetit or Gourmet; I think it might have been a write-in request and it’s been a St. Paddy’s Day celebration dinner and family fave off and on ever since.

Beef Guinness Stew from Simon Pearce

Beef Guinness Stew from Simon Pearce

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Spicy Black Bean Chili

Spicy Black Bean Chili

If you’ve been a follower (and if not, I’d love if you would; signups for email, facebook, and twitter are to the right) ya gotta know by now that I am a Soup lover, and def a Chili lover (they are all on my main index for Soups Chowders & Chili.) I have all kinds of Chili on my site ranging from old school to family-friendly, green to red, and a few grown-up ones. This Spicy Black Bean Chili is in that last category.

Spicy Black Bean Chili

Spicy Black Bean Chili

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