Alexandra's Kitchen

Seasonal Cooking

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

Cinnamon-Spiced Apple-Date Butter

charred broccoli salad with dates, almonds, and cheddar

Charred Broccoli Salad with Dates, Almonds & Cheddar

sourdough focaccia, crumb shot

Simple Sourdough Focaccia: A Beginner’s Guide

carrot-quinoa salad with lemon-tahini dressing

Addictive Carrot-Quinoa Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

gooey oat bars, stacked vertically

Bake Sale Winning-est Gooey Oat Bars

cauliflower steaks with caper-walnut salsa on a platter

Cauliflower Steaks with Walnut-Caper Salsa

The Instant Pot miracle: one pot spaghetti and meat sauce

The Instant Pot Miracle: One-Pan Pasta & Meat Sauce

cacio e pepe spaghetti squash with stewy chickpeas

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Garlicky Chickpeas

Curried lentils with kale and coconut

Curried Lentils with Kale and Coconut Milk

Carrot-ginger soup with curry and coconut milk.

Carrot-Ginger Soup with Curry and Coconut Milk

dessert repertoire

Dessert Repertoire: Essential Recipes

One-Bowl Buttermilk Birthday Cake on a cake plate.

One-Bowl Buttermilk Birthday Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe (Tons of Tips 🎉)

whole roasted chicken, carved

How to Roast a Chicken (And Make the Most of It)

A bowl of simple, homemade chicken soup with fregola.

A Simple Recipe for Chicken Noodle Soup

roast chicken arugula salad

What to do with Leftover Roast Chicken? Make a Salad.

quick and easy Sichuan noodles with cabbage

Lightning Fast Sichuan Noodles with Chilies and Scallions

Orange, Arugula & Fennel Salad

Teri’s Sliced Orange Salad with Arugula, Fennel & Shaved Parmesan

A plate of Dorie Greenspan's oven-roasted spatchcocked chicken with za'atar and lemon.

Spatchcock Chicken Recipe with Za’atar & Lemon

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

9 Favorite Cakes made with oil (as opposed to butter).

9 Favorite Oil-Based Cakes | The Case for Making Cakes with Oil (As Opposed to Butter)

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