Category Archives for Entrees

Farro Risotto with Asparagus

My mother has been telling me about this asparagus risotto for a little over a year now. She adapted the recipe from one printed in Gourmet last spring as well as from one in the New York Times submitted by … Continue reading

03. May 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Eating Locally, Entrees, Vegetarian | 2 comments

Backyard Chickens & Thin-Crust Pizza

A few months ago, I mentioned I was looking forward to the day when Ben and I have room in our place to fit a freestanding freezer, (one large enough to fit a half or quarter steer.) Well, I’ve added … Continue reading

21. April 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Entrees | 4 comments

American Tuna

As I mentioned a couple of days ago, I’ve made a new discovery: American Tuna. Now, before you (mom) start freaking out that “women of child-bearing years should not be eating tuna,” give me a minute to explain. This tuna, … Continue reading

16. April 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Eating Locally, Entrees, Fish, Lunch | 6 comments

Baked & Scrambled

I wasn’t kidding. I’ve been eating a lot of eggs. But i’ll cool it after this post, because I’ve made a new discovery: American Tuna. I’ll have more to say about the tuna later. For now, I’ll concentrate on the … Continue reading

11. April 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Breakfast, Eggs, Entrees, Vegetarian | 1 comment

New Theory: Everything Tastes Better With An Egg On Top?

I know. My egg consumption is out of control. I can’t promise the end is in sight either, so please just bear with me as I plow through a few more dozen. On another note, I have a story to … Continue reading

08. April 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Breakfast, Eggs, Entrees, Pasta, Vegetarian | 7 comments

Grass-fed Flank Steak, Not Local, But Tasty

Last weekend I made my first visit to a Whole Foods Market since arriving on the West Coast. After a long visit at The Getty — my dad has serious endurance when it comes to art — we drove home … Continue reading

20. March 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Entrees, Grass-fed Meat, Lunch, Meat | 1 comment

Farm Fresh Eggs & A Weeknight Staple

So, as you’ve likely gathered from recent entries, I’m having a little trouble at the grocery store, mostly in front of the meat counter. I never thought I would reach this stage, but last week at Albertsons, I stared at … Continue reading

16. March 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Eating Locally, Eggs, Entrees, Vegetarian | 2 comments

Fajita Pasta, Farmers’ Market Arugula, Breakfast Crepes & Other Random Thoughts

I know this sounds like a weird idea, but it’s pretty good. On Sunday, I bought a package of chipotle spaghetti, the latest addition to the Delaney’s Culinary Fresh pasta line. I followed owner Jordan Stone’s suggestion and sautéed peppers … Continue reading

18. February 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Breakfast, Chicken, Eating Locally, Entrees, Pasta | 3 comments

A More Prudent Farmers’ Market Pasta

As I mentioned on Monday, I have a new Sunday dinner tradition: Delaney’s Culinary Fresh pasta mixed with anything I find that morning at the farmers’ market. Last week, I could not resist buying a variety of beautiful, wild mushrooms … Continue reading

31. January 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Eating Locally, Entrees, Pasta, Vegetarian | 2 comments

Farmers’ Market Mushrooms & Melograno Nostalgia

I seem to have been deceived. Contrary to what I believed before arriving to the West Coast nearly three weeks ago, it does rain in Southern California. And it also gets cloudy. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining. And … Continue reading

28. January 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Eating Locally, Entrees, Pasta, Vegetarian | 5 comments

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