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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 »
Brown Butter Blondies with Sea Salt by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating After a month of abstaining from serious dessert (inordinate amounts of dark chocolate, providing heaps of antioxidants, don’t count), a sugar cra ... Read on »
Real Sour Cream & Onion Dip and a Wisconsin Cheese Giveaway: Set of Cheese Knives, Cheese Board,... by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The unfortunate consequence of being deprived of chips and dip as a child is that I am the girl at parties (much to my husband’s embarrassment) hove ... Read on »
Homemade Breadcrumbs & Infinite Ways to Use Them by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Homemade breadcrumbs slipped into our dinner regimen slowly, appearing on our salads to start, the kale caesars in particular, quietly replacing ... Read on »
An Oldie but a Goodie: Honey-Baked Chicken Legs by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating During my recent trip home to CT, my mother taught me how to make her homemade hamburger helper, a favorite of mine and my siblings growing up, a ... Read on »
Paul Steindler’s Cabbage Soup and A Peasant Bread Follow-Up by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When I’m home in CT visiting my parents, my favorite pastime is poking around the two basement refrigerators, the home of all sorts of treats my mot ... Read on »
Detox: Sesame-Crusted Tofu with Nuoc Cham by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When my paleo friends arrived at my doorstep carrying a Dean and Deluca bag, I suspected my fears about my non-paleo olives were for naught. And whe ... Read on »
Super Easy Marinated Olives by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today I find myself awaiting the arrival of a few dear friends, and for the first time in a long time, I feel very unprepared. You see, they’ve all ... Read on »
Gingerbread Biscotti And A Few Favorite Holiday Recipes by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Biscotti lovers seem to fall into two camps: those who view dipping as essential and those who view dipping as optional. As you can see from the pho ... Read on »
One Last Homemade Gift Idea: Gingerbread Biscotti; Plus A Few Holiday Staples, Namely The Ham Sauce by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Biscotti lovers seem to fall into two camps: those who view dipping as essential and those who view dipping as optional. As you can see from the pho ... Read on »
Baked Eggs by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For Sunday morning breakfast I made baked eggs, a dish traditionally reserved in my family for one occasion and one occasion only: Christmas morning ... Read on »
Chez Panisse Almond Torte by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Some of you know my sister Lindsey. Some of you have only read about her here and thus only know about her penchant for crust-based dishes pies and ... Read on »
Baked Fontina by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am all for buying two or three wedges of nice cheeses, plopping them on a cutting board, surrounding them with grapes and nuts and maybe something ... Read on »