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Suzanne Goin’s Slow-Cooked Kale & Stuffing, Maybe by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve been trying to do a test run of Suzanne Goin’s stuffing with slow-cooked kale , but I can’t get beyond the cooking of the slow-cooked kale step. I’ve tried ... Read on »
Tartine’s Currant Scones & Lemon Cream by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m preparing for Thanksgiving and for my sole visitor, my father, who loves a proper English scone. Unfortunately, these currant scones, I am fairly certain ar ... Read on »
My Mother’s Peasant Bread: The Best Easiest Bread You Will Ever Make by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When I tell you that, if forced, I had to pick one and only one recipe to share with you that this — my mother’s peasant bread — would be it, I am serious. I wo ... Read on »
Favorite Sunday Dinner: Braised Chicken with Sherry & Sherry Vinegar by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I never imagined an eighth of a cow taking so long to polish off. Seven months after packing our freezer with meat, we have finally made a considerable dent, tw ... Read on »
Double Chocolate Cake, Fair Trade Cocoas, & A Delicious Giveaway from Lake Champlain Chocolates:... by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Nearly a decade ago, a pan of brownies emerged from my oven that changed everything. Before discovering this recipe , I couldn’t stash enough brownie recipes aw ... Read on »
Pizza with Lemon, Smoked Mozzarella & Basil by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As much as I love lemons, the thought of placing them atop pizza never would have crossed my mind. Squeezing a wedge of lemon over a slice of white clam pizza — ... Read on »
Big Apple Pancake by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I posted this recipe to Facebook over the weekend, so I’ll keep this brief. I have made this big apple pancake two weekends in a row now, and I have a feeling t ... Read on »
Super Fast Pasta Dish: Rotini with Butternut-Sage Sauce by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Every so often all of my recipe hoarding proves worthwhile. A couple of nights ago, while fishing through my pasta file, pulling out every gnocchi recipe I have ... Read on »
Homemade Angel Food Cake by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating On Monday, Graham turned one, and the four of us celebrated the only way I know how, with an angel food cake, the cake my mother made for me and each of my sibl ... Read on »
Dinner in 30 minutes: Whole Grilled Trout, Steamed Green Beans, Brown Butter Orzo... by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All I want when I’m old and gray is to live steps from a bakery like Tartine, a short drive from some good ethnic food, and a bike ride, perhaps, from a good fi ... Read on »
Molly Wizenberg’s Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A couple of Sundays ago over a plate of freshly baked French toast, Ben confessed that what he had really wanted to make me for my birthday breakfast was a batc ... Read on »
Getting the Most From Your CSA + Two Favorite Potato Recipes by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There was a time in my life when subscribing to a CSA had little appeal. I wanted to buy what I wanted to buy when I wanted to buy it. Today, I am happy to have ... Read on »
French Apple Tart & Cinnamon Snails by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you struggle with anger management, this post might be a good one to skip. Just send it straight to your trash can if you’re reading via email; just skip bac ... Read on »
Pickled Okra & Baker’s Foie by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When you don’t get out to eat very often, there is nothing worse than experiencing buyers’ remorse at the dinner table. Ordering becomes a big deal. A few Saturday ni ... Read on »
The Best Grilled Cheese by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Grilled cheese, like pancakes, has always troubled me in the kitchen. Without fail, the bread burns before the cheese melts. Various techniques employed over the year ... Read on »
Baked French Toast by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hi there. With it being the weekend and all, I won’t keep you. I just thought, in case you hadn’t decided on breakfast yet, that you might be interested in this baked ... Read on »
Eggplant Caviar on Grilled Bread by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last summer the eggplant chapter of Chez Panisse Vegetables treated me kindly, introducing me to a favorite pasta recipe as well as a most-delicious gratin with tomat ... Read on »
A Sprouted Kitchen Feast by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I couldn’t make a decision. And my attempts to organize my thoughts — adhering cute page flags to particularly tempting recipes — proved futile. In the midst of this ... Read on »
Real Frozen Yogurt by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve been eating frozen yogurt for 15 years. My sister, who used to run to TCBY during high school cross country “practice,” introduced me to it; roommates in college ... Read on »
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Piadines, sort of by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating On May 25th, I pressed the “on” button on my food processor. I haven’t turned it off since. It’s just been going going going, churning out bowlfuls of the kitchn’s ma ... Read on »