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A Simple, Most Delicious Sandwich

My mother recently described a sandwich an old man prepared for her at a bed and breakfast in Barcelona: toasted bread, rubbed with garlic, drizzled with olive oil, sprinkled with salt, moistened with a squeezed tomato and topped with jamón … Continue reading

17. July 2009 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Cheese, Lunch, Meat, Olallie Cafe recipes, Uncategorized | 27 comments

Two Things Everyone Should Know

1. You can get a new passport within 24 hours. Last Friday, I hopped on a plane to Cabo. The Monday before I departed, I discovered my passport had expired in March. After sending a few freakout emails to friends, … Continue reading

04. June 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Uncategorized | 1 comment

I’m So Green …

… and fashionable! I feel so fortunate to have friends who look out for me not only on the green-food front, but also on the green-fashion front. Gone are the days when people ask me if I’ve lost my suitcase, … Continue reading

29. May 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
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My Cheese Book Arrived, And I Made Cheese!

I can hardly contain my excitement about my new book. Soon after it arrived on Friday, I drove to Henry’s Market in Laguna Niguel to buy a gallon of raw milk (Aunt Vicki, don’t be mad … and don’t tell … Continue reading

10. March 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Cheese, Uncategorized | 2 comments