Spinach and Porcini-Mushroom Risotto
The stirring and stirring and stirring for a traditional risotto has a purpose: It releases the starch in the rice, and it's the starch that gives risotto its distinctive creamy texture. We have found, however, that the stirring needn't be constant, just frequent.Plus: More Vegetable Recipes and Tips
Almost nothing works as well with mushrooms as Pinot Noir; they were made for each other. One from Oregon will accent fruitiness, while a basic Burgundy, also made from the Pinot-Noir grape, will be more herbal and earthy. Take your choice.