Alexandra's Kitchen

Holidays

Marisa McClellan's apple-date butter, ready to be processed

Cinnamon-Spiced Apple-Date Butter

One-Bowl Buttermilk Birthday Cake on a cake plate.

One-Bowl Buttermilk Birthday Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

19 Festive Appetizers to Ring in the New Year

19 Festive Appetizers to Ring in the New Year

Maydan's mouth-watering beet dip lives up to the hype.

Maydan’s Beet-Labneh Dip

A brioche cinnamon bun, frosted.

The BEST Overnight Brioche Cinnamon Buns

15 Savory Gifts to gift all season long

15 Savory Homemade Treats to Gift All Season

just-baked orange-ricotta pound cake — this is a one-bowl cake, flavored with orange zest and orange liqueur, made with butter (as opposed to oil). It stays moist for days and makes a wonderful gift.

One-Bowl, Orange-Ricotta Pound Cake

Christmas gift guide 2018

2018 Gift Guide

15 festive cookies to make and take this holiday season.

15 Festive Cookies to Make and Take This Holiday Season

Stamped spiced brown butter muscovado cookies with maple glaze on a cooling rack.

Stamped Christmas Cookies: Brown Butter Muscovado

Saffron and Carrot Soup with Olive Oil Toasted Bread and Toasted Almond Dukkah —Yum.

Saffron-Carrot Soup with Toasted Almond Dukkah

The 12 Days of Cookbooks — the second annual discussion with Master Gardener Margaret Roach and author and blogger Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra's Kitchen

12 Days of Cookbooks (!!!) — Chatting About The Season’s New Books with Margaret Roach

Sister Pie's Salted Maple Pie

Sister Pie’s Salted Maple Pie

A bowl of roasted Brussels Sprouts with Almonds, Manchego, and balsamic.

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Manchego Cheese

Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving 2018

Favorite all-purpose pie dough plus all of the pies and pastries I use it with.

Foolproof All-Purpose Pie Dough Recipe {Video} + 5 Pie & Tarts To Use It In

My Favorite Holiday-Preparation Trick

9 Favorite Apple Recipes for Fall

Apple cobble with hot sugar crust, just baked.

Apple Cobbler with Hot Sugar Crust

Peach (or Pluot) Cobbler with Hot Sugar Crust

A bowl of Texas Caviar.

Texas Caviar-ish with Pressure Cooked Black Eyed Peas & Black Beans

36 Favorite Summer Salads

A bowl of 3-ingredient lentil salad.

Mind-Blowing, Three-Ingredient Trader Joe’s Lentil Salad

“Dry”-Grilled Vegetable Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa & Cilantro-Lime Crema