Posts Tagged ‘squash’

I want those Risotto brothers dead!

October 14, 2009

Acorn Squash Risotto

I’m back again!  I know that in the movie, it’s probably the Rosato brothers, but whenever I watch Frankie Pentangeli gripe to Michael, I always imagine him just having a real big problem with some guys who just make risotto all the time because of how trendy and popular it is.  Or was I guess, it’s not 2006 any more.  Or 2004.  I guess I was thinking something along the lines of the “risotto wars” between Onstad and Téodor chronicled beginning here in his blog.  Judging from the food trends these days (and by food trends I mean what they make on Top Chef always), maybe it would be the Ceviche brothers.  What am I talking about?  Anyways, tonight I made a risotto with some acorn squash.

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I have Spring fever

April 21, 2009

Springtime Bulgur Salad

You know the story:  Every year, on May second, Sean Kingston pokes his head out of his hole and if he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of rain.  But if he doesn’t…

This is no joke.  The weather here has been kind of variable, but I have all the symptoms anyways.  I’m talking allergies AND the urge to mate.  Pollen’s got my sinuses all kinds of jammed up with headaches and nasty nuclear green snot, but I still just want to go around quoting Marvin Gaye lyrics to girls in oversized sunglasses.

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