What do you get when you combine some Barefoot Zinfandel, Mascarpone and Parmesan cheese and a little bit of Arborio rice? One of the most decadent risottos ever made! Not to fear though, just because this is decadent doesn’t mean it’s complicated! Risotto is a fairly simple dish to make. You just need a handful of ingredients, some love and about 30 minutes and you’ll have a super-comforting dinner in no time!
With Valentine’s Day right around this corner, I figured this was a good recipe to make for your sweetheart. I’m making it this year along with some short ribs and a big giant arugula salad. Thomas better come home with some gorgeous flowers or diamonds. Or shoes. Any or all of those work.
Also. Can we talk about cooking with wine? It’s just so much fun. It adds so much flavor to your dishes it’s totes crazy. Especially when you let it reduce down and really get thick. Omg. I die. It’s so good.
What are you guys doing for Valentine’s Day? Are you the stay at home and cook type? Or do you brave the crowds and venture out? I’ve learned that basically EVERY single place is packed on V-Day. Especially my local shop where I get a mani/pedi. Don’t even attempt to get your nails done on or around V-Day. It’s nearly impossible. So get your nails done now, plan your menu and make some risotto