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Caprese Risotto with RiceSelect®

Caprese Risotto with RiceSelect® Arborio Rice

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #UnforgettableRice #CollectiveBias It’s pretty clear that risotto is like, my thing.  I think it’s because risotto is like a blank canvas, and you can add any and every flavor imaginable to it.  Bacon, cheddar, chicken risotto?  Done.  Spicy […]

carrot cake cupcakes are condensed to a small batch recipe, making four total cupcakes. two for now, and two for later. :) small batch carrot cake cupcakes | a flavor journal food blog

small batch carrot cake cupcakes.

Small batch carrot cake cupcakes are the new thing.  Rather than eating healthier this year, maybe we can all just make less to begin with.  (That is completely logical, isn’t it?) But on a serious note, as I mentioned in my small batch walnut brownies post, my goal for 2018 is to shift my focus to small […]

these thick fudge brownies are packed with walnuts, but made as a small batch version! this recipe makes eight brownie squares; just enough for sharing with your closest friends, or keeping for yourself. :) small batch walnut brownies | a flavor journal food blog

small batch walnut brownies

I have officially decided upon my goal for 2018 : I want to invest ~85% of my time into “small batch” recipes.  I’m talking entrees, side dishes, desserts, the whole deal.  Like these small batch walnut brownies.  They are packed with everything you love about brownies, but are condensed down to a smaller serving.  Why […]

creamy, cheesy, garlic parmesan scalloped potatoes are the perfect side dish for chicken or beef entrees. a small batch recipe for two people is perfect for date night! garlic parmesan scalloped potatoes | a flavor journal small batch recipe

garlic parmesan scalloped potatoes : a small batch recipe.

Despite our affinity with dining out, like, everyday … we are pretty good at “date night in” every now and then.  Our obsession this year has been locally sourced, two-inch-thick boneless ribeyes, and I have to tell you, it has been EPIC. I definitely apologize if you’re against meat, because I don’t want to offend anyone. […]

creamy, spicy, decadent cajun cream sauce coats every strand of this linguine pasta dish. topped with parmesan cheese and green onion, it's a small batch recipe for two (plus a little extra!) that is a favorite! creamy cajun linguine | a flavor journal | small batch recipe

creamy cajun linguine : a small batch recipe for two.

I crave creamy pastas.  Do you ever have similar experiences?  I can literally be sitting at my desk during the day, dreaming of dinner, and oftentimes my dreams tend to lean towards spicy, creamy pastas.  Like this creamy cajun linguine. It’s not only easy to make, but creamy, simple pastas exhibit a simple elegance to me.  I […]

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