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TA Mixtape + Recipe / The Mushroom Risotto Shuffle

by Priya Perera

Of all the pasta dishes, risotto is the one that is truly made with love.  It’s the watched pot that will boil – and stick to the pan – so you have to keep an eye on it.  It’s one and a half hours of tending to a fussy baby – stirring it to sleep and quenching its thirst one ladleful at a time.  But fear not!  Done correctly you will have accomplished home cooking so rare to LA you’ll never want to use a microwave again. To keep things a bit more interesting, here is a recipe (inspired by a class I took at the New School of Cooking in Culver City, CA) choreographed to a few tunes that will make this tasty effort all the more worth it. So press play and pour yourself a nice glass of white wine…and keep that bottle open because you’ll need it as part of this delicious dish (6 servings):

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Film / Soundtrack Review / Hot Tub Time Machine

I know most of you scoffed when you heard that a movie titled “Hot Tub Time Machine” was actually coming to a theatre near you.  The only reason I even saw it was because a friend somehow got nine passes to a free screening of the film a few weeks before release.  I thought it was some sort of joke, but still – free is free and everyone went, rolling our eyes the whole way.  Of course, none of us would have been there if it had cost money.  We sat through the entire thing (all 99 minutes of it) and when the lights came up, all turned to each other hesitantly, almost embarrassed:

“Guys, did you think…was that…that was actually really funny

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