Wild Mushroom Pasta Handkerchiefs

This is a decadent dinner. One you enjoy on a special occasion with special people, some candlelight and a good bottle of wine. We felt like we were actually dining at Alice Water’s Chez Panisse when we sat down to this lush, umami-filled celebration of wild mushrooms and hand-rolled pasta.

Wild Mushroom and Hand-Rolled Pasta Handkerchiefs
Wild Mushroom and Hand-Rolled Pasta Handkerchiefs

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Spring Vegetable Risotto with Poached Eggs

It’s springtime in Seattle, and the April weather is all over the place. It’s pouring one minute, sunshining the next, and sometimes it’s raining and sunning at the same time. With weather like this, you need something to warm your soul and reflect the fresh vegetables of spring, all while keeping you going until May’s flowers. And, nothing beats making this already-decadent dish with eggs fresh from your neighbor’s chickens. LOOK AT THOSE YOLKS!! (Thanks Aunt Jessica!)

Spring Vegetable Risotto with Poached Eggs
Spring Vegetable Risotto with Poached Eggs

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