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S1 E1: Risotto

Risotto

Attend a cooking class in the Veneto, Italy with Joanne and her students as they create a two-course meal featuring the region's famous Amarone wine and explore one of the region's most historic rice mills. Back home in San Francisco, Joanne makes risotto with Amarone wine and radicchio and demonstrates extruded pasta. Recipes: Amarone and radicchio risotto; Extruded rigatoni; Beef braised in two courses. 

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