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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Chinese Black Pepper Steak

Chinese Black Pepper Steak

East meets West in the restaurant version of Chinese Black Pepper Steak. There’s no doubt that this dish is a popular restaurant item and for good reason. First of all, it’s all about the beef with only an accent of familiar veggies for balance. That gives it a great appeal for many diners.

Chinese Black Pepper Steak

Chinese Black Pepper Steak

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Creamy Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Creamy Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes

My daughter introduced me to one of her fave recipes. It’s Creamy Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes. If you do a search, there are many variations on this dish (and of the name, although sometimes you’ll see it called Tuscan Chicken – I think that’s an American affectation); this one is straightforward and easy and only has a handful of ingredients – but it’s no less delish for all of that!

Creamy Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Creamy Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes

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