Category Archives for Bread

Best Buttermilk Biscuits

Several years ago, The Washington Post ran an article in their food section called “Building a Better Biscuit,” which my grandmother saved for me, and which I have referred to many times since. The article gives some good suggestions: Don’t … Continue reading

29. November 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
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Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

With Christmas less than a month away, only a few weeks remain to experiment more with pumpkin. Pumpkin ice cream is high on my list; pumpkin tiramisu, however, is falling quickly. It may not, unfortunately, happen this season. And thanks … Continue reading

25. November 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
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Pawpaws

If you’ve never heard of a pawpaw, don’t feel bad — I only learned about them a few weeks ago myself. Well sort of. I’d actually been hearing about them for months from Sam Consylman, one of the farmers at … Continue reading

11. October 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
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Rosemary-Butternut Squash Bisque & Challah

In the beginning of the growing season, I promised to document each CSA I received. To say the least, I have been negligent, especially recently. For this soup, I think I used the contents of three separate CSAs. I definitely … Continue reading

03. October 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Appetizers, Bread, CSA, Entrees, Side dishes, Soup, Vegetarian | Leave a comment

Gluten-Free Cooking Spree

First let me make known that I’ve borrowed this “Gluten-Free Cooking Spree” slogan from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), an amazing organization started by Alice Bast, a Philadelphia woman full of energy and initiative. I spoke with Bast … Continue reading

09. August 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Desserts, Gluten-free | 1 comment

Zucchini Bread

Although I picked up my 10th CSA today, I am still playing catch-up in my documentation of produce deliveries and am thus posting a recipe I made way back in week 4. While banana bread is probably my favorite quick … Continue reading

19. July 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, CSA, Eating Locally, Pasta | 1 comment

Grilled Flatbread

The second Lancaster Farm Fresh CSA box again abounded with beautiful produce: baby lettuces, French breakfast radishes, bok choy, pea tendrils, cremini mushrooms, mustard greens, scallions and, most intriguing, fleur de choy. Fleur de choy, the edible flower of the … Continue reading

01. June 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Appetizers, Bread, CSA, Entrees, Hors d'oeuvres, Vegetarian | Leave a comment

Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns, associated with Good Friday for centuries, have a storied history. Some trace the spiced sweet rolls back to spring festivals in pagan Britain, when the cross atop the buns represented the four seasons of the year; others … Continue reading

05. April 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
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A St. Patrick’s Day Feast

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a feast featuring three of Ireland’s most renowned products: Guinness, Cashel Blue cheese and McCann oats. While I have been familiar with Guinness and steel cut oats for years — I prepare the oatmeal recipe … Continue reading

15. March 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Bread, Breakfast, Desserts, Meat | 2 comments

Flowerpot Beer Bread

At Django, a little BYO on 4th Street just north of South, the chef bakes his bread in a flowerpot. The warm pot arrives to the table along with softened butter served in an old-fashioned butter crock. Three years ago … Continue reading

08. March 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Bread | 2 comments

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