Category Archives: Lorette Paganini

butternut squash risotto

I made the risotto yesterday that we learned in Chef Eric Wells‘ class a few weeks ago at the Loretta Paganini school. I only altered two things: I used whole grain basmati rice instead of arborio and omitted butter. This dish was a big hit with my family. It wasn’t as creamy as the one […]

cooking class with chef eric wells

If you could earn a degree by attending cooking classes and demos, I’d have my masters. In our area alone, there are three well-respected “schools” to hone your skills: Viking, Sur La Table and Loretta Paganini. I’ve taken the bulk of my lessons at Viking, both hands-on and demo, followed by Sur la Table, demo […]