Third Blogiversary Giveaway Winner!

February 4, 2011

Thank you to everyone that entered my giveaway for the 6-Quart Dutch Oven! Blue was hands down the favorite color, followed by red and then green! Like I said before, this was not a sponsored post, but I truly love this Dutch oven and wanted to share the love! If you are interested in reading more about it, […]

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Stuffed Sausage Cups

February 2, 2011

If you have been a long time reader of this blog, then you may remember seeing this recipe before. But, the old post and picture are terrible and these yummy little appetizers deserve to be posted again. Frozen phyllo cups are stuffed with a creamy, cheesy sausage mixture and baked until golden brown. They can be made ahead […]

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Third Blogiversary Giveaway! {closed}

January 28, 2011
Lodge Enameled Cast Iron 6-Quart Dutch Oven

Three years ago today, I started the food blog has now become Made in Melissa’s Kitchen! To celebrate, I am holding a giveaway and the prize is one of my favorite kitchen items! I was given a Lodge Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven for Christmas two years ago, and I use it all the time. I especially love […]

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Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili (Soup)

January 27, 2011

Is chili considered a soup? To me, soup is warm, comforting, perfect in the winter and best served with fresh-baked bread or rolls. So in my book, chili definitely meets all of these requirements. Sure, it’s a bit thicker and heartier than traditional soup, but is that a bad thing? The reason I am asking […]

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Soft Garlic Knots

January 12, 2011

Freshly baked rolls are definitely one of my favorite foods. Well, any form of freshly baked bread actually. My favorite homemade rolls have always been honey yeast rolls, but these soft garlic knots certainly give them a run for their money. Light, fluffy and full of garlic, these rolls would be perfect with your favorite soup […]

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Italian Wedding Soup

January 10, 2011

There are few things better than a nice, warm bowl of soup on a cold, blustery day. Since we have had so many of those days lately, I thought I would share one of my favorite soup recipes. Italian Wedding Soup is a broth-based soup, but the hearty, homemade meatballs and pasta make it very filling. Even […]

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Salted Caramel Sauce

January 5, 2011

Every year at Christmas time, I love to bake a ton of goodies to give away to friends and family. This year, I had a bit of a hard time getting in the Christmas spirit and just couldn’t think of anything to make. After listening to some Christmas music and spending some time browsing the […]

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Eggnog, Cranberry and White Chocolate Muffins

January 3, 2011

Eggnog is a holiday staple in our house, but I can only drink so much of it. I love the flavor, but it is too rich to drink in large amounts so we always have some leftover. In previous years, it would sit in our fridge until it expired or I would end up drinking it […]

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2010 Favorites

December 31, 2010
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I have seen a ton of great year-end reviews on many of my favorite blogs this year! I have seen both most popular posts, and the blog writers favorites. Instead of just doing one or the other, I decided to do both! First up, the 5 most popular posts on Made in Melissa’s Kitchen as chosen […]

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Peanut Butter Fudge

December 20, 2010

Do you ever have those moments where it is 8 o’clock at night and you realize you need to bring something to work  the next morning? So then you start panicking and thinking what the heck can I make that won’t keep up all hours of the night? Well, I had one of those moments not […]

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