Tangerine Dark Chocolate Chunk Donuts

Tangerine Dark Chocolate Chunk Donuts | Melanie Makes

The classic flavor combination of orange and chocolate gets an upgrade with these Tangerine Dark Chocolate Chunk Donuts.  Tangerine juice and zest flavor this light and fluffy baked donut that’s studded with dark chocolate chunks.  A tangerine spiked mascarpone cheese glaze is then drizzled over the top creating an irresistible morning treat. 

Best Reuben Casserole

Best Reuben Casserole | Melanie Makes

Corned beef and cabbage are sauteed in dark beer and topped with a homemade thousand island dressing before being sandwiched between two thick layers of mashed potatoes speckled with Swiss cheese.  One 9×13 pan of this hearty recipe can feed a crowd and is without a doubt the Best Reuben Casserole.

Horseradish Dill Twice Baked Stuffed Potatoes

Horseradish Dill Twice Baked Stuffed Potatoes | Melanie Makes

Forget half-shells of potatoes!  My Horseradish Dill Twice Baked Stuffed Potatoes are just that – STUFFED!  A large baking potato is baked and then the insides are removed and creamed together with butter, yogurt, sharp cheddar cheese, horseradish and dill.  And then of course, there’s a quarter pound of bacon crumbled on top.  There’s no […]

Homemade Chocolate Pudding Pie

Chocolate Pudding Pie | Melanie Makes

A deep dish crust is filled with the most decadently delicious homemade pudding that makes instant pudding from a box seem like the most ridiculous idea ever.  Topped with billowy clouds of whipped cream and showered with chocolate shavings, you won’t want to share a single slice of this Homemade Chocolate Pudding Pie.

Bacon Wrapped Cherry Merlot Pork Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Cherry Merlot Pork Tenderloin | Melanie Makes

This Bacon Wrapped Cherry Merlot Pork Tenderloin takes just 10 minutes to prepare yet tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen. Pork tenderloin is seasoned with smoky mustard before taking a twirl with numerous slices of bacon and slathered with an amazing cherry merlot sauce.  Perfect for entertaining or any day of the week!