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November 3, 2009 / Wendy Joan

Winter Recipes from Nigella Lawson

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This morning’s edition of Morning Edition featured a segment with Nigella Lawson, who shared two winter recipes (Doughnut French Toast and Cheddar Cheese Risotto), along with her thoughts on self-indulgence:

“Lawson says people denying themselves — anything fried, or anything containing butter, for instance — is one of the biggest food problems. Indulging in those things once in a while, she says, makes it easier to balance them with lighter fare, like soups and steamed vegetables.

‘I actually feel that I eat very healthily,” she says. “My only problem is that I eat enough for five healthy people.'”

Listen to the story here, (if you can stand Steve Inskeeps’ over indulgent lip smacking!)

 

 

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  1. Amy Ignaczak / Nov 3 2009 1:28 pm

    Hi Wend – My little niece all grown up and domestic! Grandma would be “oh” so proud….as we all are!!! Miss you….come back to Buffalo this winter and wear the headband. Bring the knitting needles, I think I need one of those. Love, Auntie Am

    • Pam Biddlecombe / Nov 5 2009 5:05 pm

      I made the Cheddar Cheese Risotto last night. Very cheesy, delicious, and kinda fun to make! Called up friend Pat, chatted and sipped wine while stirring – in all from start to finish, about 30 min. prep. Served with simple gormet blend greens, dried cranberries, walnuts and poppyseed dressing. Delish (as Rachel Ray would say – if you watch her, that is a very too repeated comment!)
      This recipe is a keeper – hope everyone who tries it, enjoys it, too.

  2. Pam Biddlecombe / Nov 5 2009 5:00 pm

    Nigella’s chedder cheese risotto – so easy, so cheesy! Used good quality chedder, chablis, shallots – took less than 1/2 hour start to finish. Side simple salad, gormet blend greens with dried cranberries, walnuts, poppy seed dressing.
    Really, everyone must try this recipe. Bite per bite, it packs a wallop of cheesy richness.

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