Cheddar and Cream Cheese Skillet Cornbread

Cheddar and Cream Cheese Skillet Cornbread | Melanie Makes

This Cheddar and Cream Cheese Cornbread will have you reaching for just “one more piece” again and again.  Butter, cheddar and cream cheese are swirled together within the batter before being poured into a piping hot iron skillet.  The result?  A mile high hearty cornbread that is perfect warm from the oven, at room temperature and at any time of day.  

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Salsa Verde Breakfast Bratwursts

Salsa Verde Breakfast Bratwursts | Melanie Makes

Bratwurst sausages are nestled into toasted buns before being covered with an over easy egg just waiting to spill it’s yolk.  Slices of fresh jalapeno and chopped cilantro are sprinkled on top of these Salsa Verde Breakfast Bratwrusts and breakfast – or whatever meal you’d like to serve them for! – is served.  

Weekly Family Meal Plan – Week 5

Weekly Family Meal Plan - Week 5 | Melanie Makes

A visual weekly family friendly menu including five weeknight meal, a breakfast and dessert idea.  Each featured recipe includes multiple photos for each dish.

Chicken Bacon Swiss Spaghetti Pizza

Chicken Bacon Swiss Spaghetti Pizza | Melanie Makes

A pasta crust spiked with Swiss cheese is the base of this masterpiece.  Topped with bacon, chicken, mushrooms and onions which have all been cooked in rendered bacon fat, the entire pie is sprinkled with a generous amount of even more Swiss cheese, this Chicken Bacon Swiss Spaghetti Pizza is perfect for a night in or […]

Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Pie

Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Pie | Melanie Makes

Spiraling strands of spaghetti creates a deep dish style crust that holds breaded chicken, marinara sauce, Parmesan and mozzarella cheese.  This seven ingredient main dish pie comes together quickly and easily thanks to a clever shortcut.  35 minutes later – the majority of that time is baking time! – and dinner is served.  If you can […]

Weekly Family Meal Plan – Week 4

Weekly Family Meal Plan - Week 4 | Melanie Makes

A visual weekly family friendly menu including five weeknight meal, a breakfast and dessert idea.  Each featured recipe includes multiple photos for each dish.

Slow Cooker Peach and Pepper Pork Chops

Slow Cooker Peach and Pepper Pork Chops | Melanie Makes

These five ingredient Slow Cooker Peach and Pepper Pork Chops couldn’t be easier!  Slices of fresh peaches and chopped red peppers adorn the top of pork chops that have been bathed in preserves spiked with garlic cloves.  A sprinkle of fresh cilantro later and you’ve got dinner on the table!