Mushroom risotto is a labor of love; not because the the dish is necessarily hard to make but you have to spend most of the time at the stove stirring the pot. Risotto should be silky and creamy. The trick is to add a small amount of liquid at a time and stir until it has evaporated. This techniques causes the rice grains to release their starch. This is an elegant recipe that will make whoever is eating it feel special.
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