Lemon Orzo with Zucchini and Tomatoes

I don’t remember ever eating Orzo as a child. But, I did find a recipe in Mom’s collection for this rice-shaped pasta (otherwise known as risoni).  And, knowing that my kids LOVE rice and pasta independently, I sensed orzo would soon be a big hit and a regular on our dinner rotation. I couldn’t wait to look through Mom’s Orzo recipe.  When I opened up the tattered, worn paper, I felt like I was looking at an ancient relic.  The lines are all blurred and the only legible ingredients said “1 cup of orzo” and “zuc” and “salt”.  That’s it.  No … [Read more...]