About the Author
After graduating from Yale, Alexandra (Ali) Stafford moved to Philadelphia, where she attended cooking school and worked in catering and restaurant kitchens. She launched her blog, Alexandra’s Kitchen, and began writing about food. Today, she writes a biweekly column for Food52, “A Bushel and a Peck,” and contributes to the Baking Steel blog. Ali lives near Schenectady in upstate New York with her husband and their four young children.