March 29, 2020

Sweet Melissa is hooking you up with quick and easy meals using on-hand ingredients and tasty staples so you can stay put!

Missy's Pick: Lemon Spaghetti

Serve with sautéed broccoli and feel free to add a protein - shrimp or chicken


March 22, 2020

Sweet Melissa is hooking you up with quick and easy meals using on-hand ingredients and tasty staples so you can stay put!

Missy's Pick: Broccoli and Bow Ties Recipe

*Use whatever pasta and veggies you may have


February 1, 2020


2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts, butterflied and then cut in half

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

All-purpose flour, for dredging

6 tablespoons unsalted butter

5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

1/2 cup chicken stock


January 18, 2020


2 tablespoons olive oil

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 pound escarole, chopped


4 cups low-salt chicken broth

1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

1 (1-ounce) piece Parmesan

Freshly ground black pepper

6 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil


December 15, 2019



1 pound whole-wheat spaghetti

3 tablespoons high-temperature cooking oil, such as canola, sunflower, or peanut

3/4 pound flank steak, patted dry and thinly sliced on an angle

Coarse black pepper

1 bunch scallions, cleaned and trimmed of root ends and rough t...

December 15, 2019


1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, each breast cut crosswise into 3 pieces

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons olive oil

5 tablespoons butter, divided

3/4 cup chopped onion

1 pound cremini mushrooms, sliced

2 tablespoons minced garlic


November 13, 2019


3 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, finely diced

1 medium bell pepper, finely diced

1 pound ground beef

One 15-ounce can diced fire-roasted tomatoes

One 15-ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed

1/4 cup tomato paste

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 teaspo...

November 9, 2019


1 pound dried spaghetti

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 shallots, thinly sliced

5 to 7 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 1/2 pounds Manila clams, scrubbed clean

1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1/2 cup dry white wine

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, diced into small cub...

October 24, 2019


2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon tomato paste

One 1-ounce package dry onion soup mix

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

8 ounces button mushrooms, quartered

6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 1 3/4 pounds)

12 o...

October 4, 2019


Kosher salt

Boil-in-bag rice, as needed, for serving

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch strips

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Freshly ground black pepper

2 red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces

2 cloves garl...

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