Homemade Chicken Stock makes all the difference- I like to make a big batch and store the stock in plastic containers in my freezer. Then, whenever I'm making a recipe that calls for chicken stock, I know I have some on hand!
Easy Parmesan "Risotto" : The preparation for Ina's parmesan risotto is nearly effortless. Her trick is to cook the Arborio rice and chicken stock in a Dutch oven. They're well suited for long, slow cooking, eliminating the need for constant stirring, which you'll find with most stove top risotto recipes.