Category Archives for Breakfast

Kouign-Amann

Bon Appetit began running a column this month called The Project, in which they detail how to make involved dishes, ones that require ambition, energy, thought, dishes such as cassoulet or ramen or their debut project: kouign-amann, a buttery pastry … Continue reading

17. April 2014 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Easter, Holidays | 26 comments

Vermont | Homemade Cultured Butter

I just spent a week eating cheese, making butter, growing sprouts, baking bread, snuggling with Golden Retrievers, visiting farms, driving through covered bridges, admiring snow-capped mountains and frozen lakes, and sampling microbrews while eating wood-fired pizzas. Could I have been … Continue reading

27. March 2014 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Condiments, Sauces, dressings, jams & spreads | 30 comments

Orange, Grapefruit & Green Grape Compote

This is the post I meant to write back on January 7th, when I was eating croque monsieur and thought you should, too. I still feel bad about that one. Is it too late to make things right? I hope … Continue reading

24. January 2014 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Breakfast, Condiments, Desserts, Sauces, dressings, jams & spreads, Vegetarian | 19 comments

Croque Monsieur with Poached Eggs

Soooo, I know it’s January 7th, and I should be eating kale and tofu and sipping on homemade kombucha, and I probably should not be interrupting your New Years’-resolution-dining regimen with visions of béchamel-slicked toast layered with black forest ham, … Continue reading

07. January 2014 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Entrees, Lunch, Meat | 44 comments

Cinnamon Rolls with Pearl Sugar

There was no need to fiddle with a recipe that needed no fiddling. I have made Molly Wizenberg’s irresistibly soft and sticky cinnamon rolls countless times always to rave reviews. But when I received a note from a friend over … Continue reading

13. December 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Holidays | 34 comments

Applesauce – Yogurt Cake | Homemade Applesauce

I don’t know how anyone could find fault in something as delectable as Teddie’s apple cake, as fun as the big apple pancake, or as glorious as the Balzano apple cake, but I happen to live with a few such … Continue reading

22. November 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Desserts, Holidays | 35 comments

“Homemade” Yogurt // Saratoga Apple // Argyle Cheese Farmer

We passed Saratoga Apple en route to Argyle, but the stand’s happening scene — hordes of people, cider in hands, pouring in and out; live music; wood-fired pizza; alpaca petting — lured us back on our way home. We soon … Continue reading

02. October 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Breakfast, Cheese, Eating Locally, Vegetarian | 43 comments

Toasted Muesli // Camping at Heart Lake, Lake Placid

If I were to look back on my life and find myself eating a bowl of muesli, it would most likely mean I was with my brother and sister at my dad’s house for the weekend. We would have found … Continue reading

12. September 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Breakfast, Gluten-free, Steak, Travel | 47 comments

Millet Muffins

Every time I visit Philadelphia, I have high hopes of hitting up all of my favorite spots: La Colombe for a cappucino, Cafe Lutecia for a croissant, Ding Ho for fresh rice noodles, Reading Terminal Market for a soft pretzel, … Continue reading

31. August 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Gluten-free, muffins | 51 comments

Goodbye Marine Corps; Moving to New York // Also, Olive Oil Toast

So, the funny thing about blogging for what now feels like a long time is that I feel I have to tell you everything. I can’t just say, “Hey, I’ve moved to Schenectady! And I have a kitchen with a … Continue reading

16. August 2013 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Travel | 125 comments

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