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Garlic Risotto

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Risotto has reputation, a bad reputation. Have you heard?

That reputation put me off for a long time. I imagine others think the same way as I do. Occasionally I concede that I don't have the time or patience to make certain foods at home and resort to eating those things at restaurants. But now, risotto is not one of those things. You can make it at home just fine. Maybe your favorite risotto is a different flavor, but follow the techniques here and get used to them. You'll be whipping up other flavors in no time.


One of my dear hubby's favorite things is his grandma's risotto made with her homemade (secret recipe) spaghetti sauce. Believe me, conquering that recipe was tough! In comparison, this risotto is as easy as boiling your stock and waiting for it to soak into the rice. It just takes a little patience.

Ingredients
about 5 cups vegetable stock
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
Finel…