Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage and Apples

Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage and Apples | Melanie Makes

This Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage and Apples screams Fall harvest.  Sausage, apples and onions stud a rich pumpkin cream sauce flecked with cinnamon and nutmeg.  This mountain of deliciousness is then topped with a blizzard of Parmesan cheese and I chose to take it a step further with chopped parsley and additional chopped apple. 

Mini Monster Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Orange Cream Filling

Mini Monster Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Orange Cream Filling | Melanie Makes

Look no further for the perfect Halloween classroom party or get together treat!  These Mini Monster Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Orange Cream Filling couldn’t be easier to create.  No one would ever guess that the secret ingredient for both components for this recipe is milk! 

#POPtober Kitchen Orgnization with OXO and The Container Store + Giveaway!

#POPtober with OXO and The Container Store | Melanie Makes

A less than stellar kitchen layout is no longer an excuse for poor organization!  OXO POP Containers, available at The Container Store, make your kitchen work for you – not the other way around.

Show Stopper Saturday #61 with Halloween Themed Treats

Show Stopper Saturday | Melanie Makes

A weekly link party allowing you to share your latest projects and gain inspiration from others who are doing the same.

Creole Pasta Soup with Cornbread Croutons

Creole Pasta Soup with Cornbread Croutons | Melanie Makes

A spicy tomato based broth surrounds browned chicken, smoked sausage, pasta and a plethora of vegetables in this Creole Pasta Soup.  Topped with oversized cornbread croutons, this soup is sure to warm you inside and out!

Slow Cooker Pork Roast and Cherries

Slow Cooker Pork Roast and Cherries | Melanie Makes

A pork roast seasoned with thyme and bathed in apple juice and nestled into a slow cooker surrounded by sliced onions and dried cherries.  A perfect minimal prep, full of flavor dish, this Slow Cooker Pork Roast and Cherries will make your house smell absolutely divine all day as it cooks.