Asparagus and Mushroom Risotto, or not…

Mushroom Asparagus Risotto

So for Halloween I decided that some Risotto might be nice.  Well I’m not sure I made that decision but I did go to the store and pick up the Veggie stock, veggies, and other sundry items.  Thanks Fred Meyer.

Risotto is one of those things that’s either great, like a symphony – or it’s wallpaper paste and it sucks.  Not much in between.  I can’t tell you yours is going to come out perfect every time – we’ve had some epic failure (some that might be holding up some wallpaper somewhere to this very day). But the “this is the best risotto I’ve ever had” moments make the work all worth it – and truth be told it comes out great 95% of the time. Continue reading