Category Archives for Olallie Cafe recipes

Lemon-Blueberry Muffins

Yippie … blueberries are back. Last Sunday morning while purchasing my eggs from Don at the San Clemente farmers’ market, I spotted a flat of blueberries and blackberries. I couldn’t resist purchasing a few cartons of blueberries, mostly because this … Continue reading

20. March 2009 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Eating Locally, Olallie Cafe recipes | 46 comments

The Best Granola

Hello! I recently migrated my blog from blogspot to wordpress. This site is still a bit under construction and might not be fully up-and-running for several more weeks. I’m hoping, however, to post an entry this Friday and to continue … Continue reading

29. January 2009 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Olallie Cafe recipes | 41 comments

Cinnamon-Raisin Bread

Is there anything better than homemade bread? I mean seriously. I’ve asked this question before. The answer is always no, there is nothing better than homemade bread. The smell and taste of this buttermilk, cinnamon-raisin bread has confirmed this assertion … Continue reading

12. December 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Olallie Cafe recipes | 40 comments

Orange and Olive Oil Cake & Temecula Olive Oil Company

I hate to be Debbie Downer, but I must share some disheartening news with you about olive oil. The extra-virgin olive oil you find at your local supermarket very likely is not extra-virgin at all. It turns out that the … Continue reading

29. October 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Desserts, Olallie Cafe recipes | 59 comments

Pipe Dream

I have two dreams in life: 1. To open and run a little cafe. 2. To start a farm. Today, let’s explore dream number one, an idea a college friend and I have been scheming for years. The cafe might … Continue reading

23. October 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Olallie Cafe recipes | 46 comments

Pizza Pizza

I am resolved. I am resolved never to make another recipe for pizza dough. Seriously. This is it. My family has been making this recipe for years and it is incredibly delicious. Tried and True. Foolproof. No tweaking necessary. Caramelized … Continue reading

09. October 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Bread, Entrees, Olallie Cafe recipes, Pizza, Vegetarian | 38 comments

One Peach, One Tart, A Favorite Recipe, Simplified

As the title suggests, the tart featured in this post is based on a longtime favorite recipe printed in Fine Cooking several years ago. The original recipe calls for making a frangipane — an almond-based filling — to spread in … Continue reading

05. September 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Desserts, Olallie Cafe recipes | 28 comments

Buttermilk Panna Cotta: Simplest Dessert Ever

This dessert takes five minutes to make. Ten minutes tops. And it’s a great way to use up leftover buttermilk. For example, I opened the fridge a few days ago and spotted a carton of buttermilk dated August 13. It … Continue reading

23. August 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Desserts, Olallie Cafe recipes | 17 comments

World Peace Cookies

Before heading out on our eight-day road trip to San Diego, I thought I’d share a recipe I’ve made three times this past week, a Dorie Greenspan recipe for a cookie created by pastry chef Pierre Hermé. For the past … Continue reading

27. December 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Cookies, Desserts, Olallie Cafe recipes | 4 comments

Boozy Chocolate Truffles

I am currently sitting on the floor of my barren living room, on a carpet strewn with random bobby pins, pen caps and Styrofoam packing peanuts. Though no furniture remains, I’m hanging out in this dust-bunny-filled corner, drawn by my … Continue reading

20. December 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Cookies, Desserts, Olallie Cafe recipes | 1 comment

← Older posts

Newer posts →