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Pan-Seared Lamb Chops with Toasted Bread Crumb Salsa by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For years, all of my favorite cookbooks have been urging me to seek out salt-packed anchovies, that I won’t be disappointed once I find them, that t ... Read on »
Guest Post on A Cup of Jo: Leek & Goat Cheese Omelet by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I consumed more breakfast burritos and fish tacos in my first month in California than in the remaining three years combined that I would live there ... Read on »
Processor Danish Pastry & Cheese Danishes by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating You know what I hate? When I stumble upon this line in a recipe: refrigerate overnight. ‘Stumble upon’ being the key here. As in, surprise! Gotc ... Read on »
The Best Croutons and How Best to Eat Them by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Fernand came to the café where I waitressed in sunny CA every Sunday afternoon for the same meal: an omelet, a baguette, and a side of Dijon mustard ... Read on »
Curried Lamb Burgers with Chutney Mustard & Greek Yogurt by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Observing that the twice-a-week broiled-burger-topped-with-cheddar routine was leaving everyone at my dinner table a little wanting, I decided a cha ... Read on »
Honey-Soy Chicken Drumsticks, Thighs or Wings by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In the spirit of old-fashioned, unsubtle, crowd-pleasing recipes, I offer another oldie but goodie from The New New York Times Cookbook (Craig Cl ... Read on »
3 Simple Tartines: Mushroom; Radicchio & Gorgonzola; Fresh Ricotta // Plus A Few More Ideas for... by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I have a confession. By the time Valentine’s Day rolled around, we had eaten the steaks , devoured the torte and made soup out of the turnips. And t ... Read on »
Pasta with Chicken, Lemon & White Wine — A Meal to Take to a Friend // Also, Spatchcock... by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Do you ever find yourself needing to prepare a meal for a friend? Perhaps a new mom? Or someone on bed rest? Or just someone in need? As comf ... Read on »
Toast with Hard Boiled Eggs & Bagna Cauda // Also, Walnut Bread by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Over the weekend while looking to employ the half dozen loaves of walnut bread cluttering my countertops, I stumbled upon this little gem of a tar ... Read on »
Pan-Seared, Oven-Finished New York Strips with Balsamic Caramel by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s a rare occasion that a New York strip steak needs anything more than a little salt and pepper. That said, in the spirit of special-occasion d ... Read on »
Torta Caprese — Flourless Chocolate Almond Torte by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating On Christmas Eve my mother served this torta caprese a flourless, chocolate-almond torte originating from the Isle of Capri for dessert. If this ... Read on »
A Card, and 3 Simple Ways to Begin Your Valentine’s Day Dinner by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating So often, for me at least, the best part of a dinner out happens shortly after I am seated, when the server sets down a warm roll with a pat of so ... Read on »
Arancini Mac & Cheese by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating On many Sundays during the summer we find ourselves at 2Amys , tired and famished after a long morning at the zoo, trying to keep our two thrashin ... Read on »