Category Archives for techniques

Preserved Lemons Two Ways: Weekend Project?

I typically don’t/never do this: 1. Post a recipe I’ve made only once. 2. Suggest you make something I’ve never tasted. Why am I making the exception today? Well, this is the thing: preserving, as many of you know, takes … Continue reading

10. January 2014 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Condiments, Gifts, Preserves, techniques | 30 comments

Benriner Mandoline & Turning Slicer, Kevlar Gloves

Shortly after posting the summer squash spaghetti entry, I received a message on Facebook from a reader. It said: “I just ordered the mandoline! My husband is shaking his head. Just wait!” Shortly after reading the comment, a few images … Continue reading

26. June 2012 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Salads, Side dishes, techniques | 25 comments

Two Ways to Cut an Onion

OK, I know most of you know how to cut onions. If you’re one of them, please stop reading. I don’t mean to bore you. This post is intended for those of you who might just like a little extra … Continue reading

27. May 2012 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: techniques | 25 comments