Category Archives for Olallie Cafe recipes

Rosemary Semolina Bread with Sea Salt from Seattle’s Macrina Bakery

Last Saturday I spotted a sample table in the wine section of Wegmans and made a beeline for it. When I arrived, a nice man asked me if I’d like to try a couple of wines with a slice of … Continue reading

10. February 2012 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Olallie Cafe recipes | 33 comments

Coffeecake Muffins, Coffeehouse Style

I like these muffin liners. I like that they can stand on their own, that I can fill one or twelve with batter, bake off as many or as few muffins as I like. I like their shape — that … Continue reading

13. January 2012 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Olallie Cafe recipes | 37 comments

Tartine’s Currant Scones

Hi Everyone. Just a quick post here. This morning for breakfast I made the Tartine scone recipe with currants, which is what the original recipe calls for. So delicious! I’ve only ever made it with blueberries before, which I love, … Continue reading

06. November 2011 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Olallie Cafe recipes | 5 comments

Pumpkin Bread

Everyone and their mother has a recipe for pumpkin bread. This happens to be my mother’s recipe — not sure where it originates beyond her — and it is incredibly delicious. Made with oil not butter, the batter comes together … Continue reading

13. October 2011 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Gifts, Olallie Cafe recipes | 122 comments

Quintessential Coffee Cake

Psssssssst. Do you have a sec? I hate to disturb you while you’re working but I’m having people over for breakfast this morning, and I’m serving them this. It’s delicious. It’s just a classic coffee cake, but boy is it … Continue reading

18. August 2011 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Olallie Cafe recipes | 43 comments

Buttermilk-Blueberry Breakfast Cake

I swear buttermilk is magic. I’ve dwelled on this before. Buttermilk seems to turn everything to gold. Super-moist, super-delicious gold. Anyway, I needed a simple, summery, breakfasty, cake-like-but-not-dessert-like recipe to make this morning. One of Ben’s friends had crashed here … Continue reading

29. June 2011 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Olallie Cafe recipes | 1,557 comments

Buttermilk Scones — Tartine Has Done It Again

I love a good scone. More than a muffin these days. Even a really good muffin, like this one, which I made last weekend. Such a good recipe. If you haven’t tried that one yet, add it to your to-make … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Olallie Cafe recipes | Tags: , , , | 34 comments

Oatmeal Muffins

My baby bro is really funny. Last month when he came to visit, I fixed him some breakfast, a bowl of oatmeal with cinnamon and sliced banana, my favorite way to start the morning. I took a risk making him … Continue reading

16. December 2010 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Olallie Cafe recipes | Tags: , , , | 19 comments

Rosemary Shortbread + Cute Parchment Paper Packages

Careful. These are addictive. They’ve got that sweet-salty dynamic, but also a hint of rosemary, a savory touch that might lead you to eat ten of them, as you would a cracker. Try not to do that. Man these are … Continue reading

29. September 2010 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Cookies, Desserts, Olallie Cafe recipes | Tags: , , , , | 24 comments

Nectarine Pizza with Fresh Basil and Reduced Balsamic

I ate this whole pizza tonight. All of it. By myself. Not one slice remains for me for my breakfast tomorrow. I tried to refrain. No dice. So, if you’re still in summer-bathing-suit mode, avert your eyes. This combination is … Continue reading

18. August 2010 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Eating Locally, Entrees, Olallie Cafe recipes, Pizza, Vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , | 53 comments

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