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The BEST Pumpkin Bread Right This Way.

Winter

Brioche buns on a baking sheet.

The Best, Easiest No-Knead Brioche Buns

olive tapenade with capers and parsley

Olive Tapenade with Capers & Parsley

Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter, Crispy Prosciutto and Sage from Jessica Battilana’s Repertoire

A bowl of Moroccan Rice with dates and harissa.

Instant Pot Harissa-Spiced Rice with Dates and Orange

A jar of homemade harissa paste.

Simple, Delicious Harissa Paste Made at Home

A bowl of kale salad with shallot vinaigrette.

Favorite Kale Salad + Large Batch Shallot Vinaigrette

Roasted Cauliflower with Schug (Zhug) + Yogurt Sauce

Just-baked rosemary focaccia.

Overnight, Refrigerator Focaccia = The Best Focaccia Bread Recipe

A board with beet-avocado tartines.

Beet and Avocado Tartine with Perfect Instant Pot Beets

quinoa flax bread sliced and toasted

Quinoa and Flax Toasting Bread

A board filled with small glasses filled with chocolate pot de creme and topped with homemade whipped cream.

60-Min Stovetop Chocolate Pot de Crème

A cheese board filled with homemade three-seed crackers, cheese, candied pepitas, fruit, and quince paste.

Three-Seed Crackers (Raincoast Crisps Copycat Recipe)

Endive boats with pear, blue cheese, candied pepitas, chives and citrus vinaigrette.

Endive Boats with Pear, Blue Cheese, & Shallot Vinaigrette

A pan of roast chicken and shallots.

One-Pan Roast Chicken and Shallots

Kimchi fried rice in a bowl.

Vegan Kimchi Fried Rice

perfect instant pot soft boiled eggs

Perfect Instant Pot Soft-Boiled Eggs

A bowl of perfectly cooked and seasoned Instant Pot brown rice.

Perfectly Cooked & Seasoned Instant Pot Brown Rice

A bowl of roasted carrots with honey and almonds.

Twice-Roasted Carrots with Honey and Almonds

Crispy Tofu and Broccoli with Sesame-Peanut Pesto

A bowl of roasted broccoli with lemon, garlic and parmesan.

Ina Garten’s Roasted Broccoli with Garlic, Lemon and Parmesan

A friend emailed me recently asking if I had any ideas for locally made, last-minute food gifts, so I put together a little list. // alexandracooks.com

Favorite Local Spots For Last-Minute Gifts (Schenectady, Niskayuna, Clifton Park, Saratoga)

bread with dukkah

Homemade Nut-Free Dukkah

My cookbook, Bread Toast Crumbs, was published last April. In June, illustrator Steph Becker designed toast bookplates and toaster notecards. If you're still in need of a gift this holiday season, it's not too late to order a copy of Bread Toast Crumbs and include with it a toaster notecard with an inscribed toast bookplate! // alexandracooks.com

The 54-Cent Gift to Give All Season

In less than 10 minutes, this radicchio pasta enters the pan, the silky sauce enveloping it along with the walnuts, parsley, and orange zest. Lots of fresh cracked pepper and shavings of Pecorino at the table completed the dish. // alexandracooks.com

Pasta with Radicchio, Gorgonzola and Walnuts