The Latest Recipes

round pan of sourdough cornbread on cutting board
07
Jul

Fluffy Sourdough Cornbread

Soft, fluffy, and perfectly crumbly and moist, this sourdough cornbread recipe creates a lightly tart cornbread with the perfect touch of sweetness and grit. Love cornbread AND sourdough bread? This is the combo recipe of your dreams! It’s super easy and flexible for your baking (and enjoying) pleasure.  Easy Homemade Sourdough Cornbread Okay, my friends....
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pan of peanut butter bars cut into pieces
01
Jul

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut butter cups, move over! These no-bake peanut butter bars have a decadent chocolate topping and the most delicious creamy peanut butter filling that will make all your sweet-tooth dreams come true. And they’re ridiculously easy. If you love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, you need to make this seriously simple sweet treat,...
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sourdough muffins on wire cooling rack
27
Jun

Sourdough Chocolate Muffins

Soft, moist, and extra chocolatey, these decadent sourdough chocolate muffins are everything delicious you could want in a baked goody! They’re such a fun take on regular chocolate muffins and unbelievably easy to bake — no wait times like other sourdough recipe! Sourdough Chocolate Muffins I know what you’re thinking… “Sourdough and chocolate? Those don’t...
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blueberry scones cut into servings
24
Jun

Beth’s Blueberry Cream Scone Recipe

Crumbly, soft, and golden-brown with bursts of bright blueberry, Beth’s blueberry cream scones are a household favorite around here and are sure to brighten any morning. There’s something fancy and fun about scones in the morning, and this recipe is so easy that you’ll never want to buy pre-made scones again! The Easiest Blueberry Cream...
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two white bowls of steel cut oats with fruit on red and white striped towel
22
Jun

Overnight Steel Cut Oats – the cold cereal method

For those who don’t want the hassle of preparing breakfast in the morning, this amazing overnight steel cut oats recipe is just for you. This oatmeal recipe is so quick to put together and super easy! It’s easy to dress up with fruit, nuts, or other additions and also tastes great as it is —...
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baked sourdough focaccia bread baked and sliced on cooling rack
20
Jun

Easy Sourdough Focaccia Bread

This is a tasty and easy sourdough focaccia bread using a sourdough starter! It has a golden crust with flaky sea salt and a nice olive oil flavor. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to make this focaccia recipe as there are two significant rise times, but trust me, it’s worth it! Easy...
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loaf of sliced bread on cutting board with knife
18
Jun

How to Make Homemade Bread (with no eggs, milk, or butter)

Life may have you wondering how to make homemade bread, even if you don’t have eggs, milk, or butter. It IS possible, and it’s entirely easy! This is a great homemade bread recipe to have on hand when you need a simple loaf and don’t have a ton of groceries to do it with! How...
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crisp being served from pan with silver spoon
15
Jun

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

The best and easiest summer dessert ever, strawberry rhubarb crisp comes together with simple, fresh ingredients and has all the bright and fruity flavors you’ll love! All hail summer crisps! They are truly the easiest dessert to bake, but they just *FEEL* fancy and decadent. This one’s packed with strawberries and rhubarb for a sweet-tart...
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glazed donuts resting a pan to serve
12
Jun

Light and Fluffy Glazed Sourdough Donut Recipe

Light and fluffy glazed sourdough donuts are the BEST morning treat (or any-time-of-day treat!) and they’re so fun to make! I love making homemade donuts… there’s something extra-special about it and so much fun for the whole family, and not to mention, delicious! Light and Fluffy Glazed Sourdough Donut Recipe Have you ever thought about...
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pink frosted cookie on cooling rack
10
Jun

Homemade Pink Lofthouse Cookies

Soft, chewy, and perfectly sweet, these homemade pink Lofthouse cookies are reminiscent of the grocery store version but so much more delicious! These are SO much fun to make and enjoy, especially if you have little ones who adore the store-bought version of these super-soft sugar cookies.   Copycat Lofthouse Cookies We all know them...
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closeup of hot water cornbread on paper towel
08
Jun

Hot Water Cornbread

Fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside, Hot Water Cornbread is a delicious pan-fried side dish. It’s perfect as a sweet treat with butter and syrup, or as a side for any Southern meal! It’s SUCH a simple goodie to make, and you’ll love the classic cornbread flavors dressed up in a different...
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woman pouring sourdough starter in measuring cup
05
Jun

Sourdough Bread Troubleshooting and FAQs

Having trouble with your sourdough bread? These Sourdough FAQs will help you troubleshoot problems and get back on the road to yummy bread! Sourdough bread CAN be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Read on to learn how to fix any problem you might encounter! Sourdough Bread FAQ If you know me, you know...
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Bless This Mess - About Me

I’m Melissa, and I want to help you feed your family wholesome food.

As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.