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  • Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies {My Favorite Cookie}

    melskitchencafe.com 15 Aug '18, 3pm

    Hi Nancy – thanks for your comment! I agree that weight measures are definitely more foolproof. I try to add them to all my recent baking recipes but some of my older recipes don’t have them yet. It’s not quite as simple as going through and just typing in the weight from the cup meas...

  • Sweet and Sour Meatballs {Baked}

    melskitchencafe.com 12 Aug '18, 7pm

    I just received my Instant Pot (haven’t event taken it out of the box yet) and my first request from the family was sweet and sour meatballs. I’m not much of a cook, so this may be a silly question, but when you say you put the meatballs in with the sauce on saute mode, are these pre-...

  • Sweet Balsamic Glazed Pork {Slow Cooker + Instant Pot}

    melskitchencafe.com 12 Aug '18, 1am

    In a small bowl, combine the sage, salt, pepper and garlic. Rub the spices all over the roast. For the slow cooker: place the pork roast in the slow cooker and add the 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours. For the Instant Pot/Pressure cooker: place the pork roast in the ...

  • Hoisin Rice Noodles with Shrimp

    melskitchencafe.com 13 Aug '18, 10am

    Prepare the rice noodles according to package directions by soaking in hot water. For the sauce, whisk together the soy sauce, water, sesame oil, honey, vinegar, lime juice, garlic, ginger, hoisin and peanut butter. Set aside. Heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Pat the s...

  • Monterey BBQ Chicken Pasta {One-Pot Dinner!}

    melskitchencafe.com 03 Aug '18, 7am

    In a 12-inch deep skillet (at least 2 to 3 inch sides) or a 5- or 6-quart pot, heat the oil over medium heat until shimmering. Pat the chicken pieces dry and season lightly with salt and pepper. Add them to the pot in a single layer and cook until golden and cooked through, stirring o...

  • Chocolate Chip Mug Cookie {60-Second}

    melskitchencafe.com 05 Aug '18, 4am

    Very lightly coat the inside of a 6- or 8-ounce mug or ramekin with a smidgeon of cooking spray, butter or coconut oil. Mix all the ingredients together in the mug (to avoid the batter being crumbly, mix the butter, egg yolk, sugars and salt first before gradually stirring in the flou...

  • Skillet Taco Pie

    melskitchencafe.com 22 Jul '18, 5pm

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. For the crust, in a medium saucepan set over medium heat, combine the water, masa harina and salt. Cook, whisking constantly, until very thick, about 5-6 minutes. It should be the consistency of very soft sugar cookie dough. Carefully press the dough...

  • Berries and Cream Pie with Pecan-Graham Cracker Crust

    melskitchencafe.com 23 Jul '18, 10pm

    For the crust, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, stir together the graham cracker crumbs, pecans and brown sugar. Add the melted butter and stir until evenly combined. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 8-10 minutes un...

    1. Skillet Taco Pie melskitchencafe.com 22 Jul '18, 5pm


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