Alexandra Stafford

Alexandra Stafford is a writer, photographer, and designer.

Food

Amazing cucumber salad — and other recipes for your CSA veggies

Your cucumber salad will never be bland again with this great trick.

Food

Instead of tossing your leftover greens, turn them into “meatballs”

Hold onto your carrot tops! And onion tops! And turnip tops! And beet greens, too. You can turn all of those greens into a delicious snack.

Food

Here’s why you should pickle your extra zucchini

Put that cucumber down. Here's the vegetable you should be pickling, plus ideas for using up the rest of your market haul.

Living

It’s time to change up your veggie burger routine. Here’s how

We turnip an exciting new veggie burger recipe.

Food

Your comprehensive guide to making kick-ass asparagus

A simpler way to prepare asparagus, plus a clever dressing to put on all of your salads this season.

Food

How to make coconut quick bread with Key lime curd

A lime curd recipe — and a slew of other citrus-forward ideas — to bring a little bit of sunshine into your kitchen. 

Leekin' good

Your spring guide to delicious leek recipes

Here's how to store, prep, and make the most of leeks, without wasting a scrap.

kumquat & go

Make delicious treats with the underrated kumquat

Here's how to store, prep, and make the most of kumquats, without wasting a scrap.

Food

Cabbage gets a delicious makeover

Here's how to store, prep, and make the most of cabbage without wasting a scrap.