1 1/2 cup water 1/8 dash of salt 1 1/2 teaspoon butter 3/4 cup Arborio rice 1 1/2 cups 2% milk 1 1/2 cups half and half 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Bring water, butter and salt, to a boil in a medium saucepan.
Add the rice, return to a boil, then reduce heat to the lowest setting. Stir occasionally and cook until rice has absorbed the water but it still al dente, 15 to 20 minutes.
In a separate saucepan bring milk, vanilla, sugar, and cinnamon to a simmer. Add the cooked rice and cook over medium-low heat until rice absorbs most of the milk and mixture starts to get thick and silky, 10 to 15 minutes.