In my search to find exemplary strawberry dishes, I encountered bushels of dessert recipes for tarts, shortcakes, and everything in between. Yet it was when I stumbled upon an unconventional use for the garden strawberry that I found myself most intrigued. One of the most interesting recipes, for an unorthodox risotto, takes the strawberry in a savory direction similar to that of strawberry spaghetti, calling for other ingredients such as chicken stock, parmigiano-reggiano, and pepper. Not feeling like salt with your strawberries? Well, it's impossible to forget that they make a fine addition to a sweet rice pudding as well. Make one — or both — when you read more.
I've got a penchant for risotto and Party has a debilitating weakness for chips, so we were definitely intrigued when we received a box of Risotto Chips ($3.49), a new creation released last month by New York Style (the brand behind those irresistible Bagel Crisps). They proclaimed to be all natural, gluten-free, and full of flavor. Were they all that and more? Keep reading to find out.