The Latest Recipes

15
Nov

Homemade Pancakes – traditional, whole wheat, blueberry, and chocolate chip

Tried and true simple homemade pancakes that are light and fluffy, easy to make and can be made traditional, whole wheat, or with blueberries or chocolate chips. Pancakes are one of those things that just don’t get old. I’ve been making a double batch of pancakes once a week (to eat half the day of...
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08
Nov

How to Make Homemade Biscuits

Quick and easy picture tutorial on how to make homemade biscuits with tips and tricks to make it a simple process that works every time and makes the best biscuits around. This is my tried-and-true, all-time favorite, perfect-every-time biscuit recipe, and I wanted to give you a picture-by-picture guide to making them in your own...
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06
Nov

The Best Pecan Pie Recipe

The best pecan pie recipe is made with a secret ingredient that you have in your kitchen right now – browned butter! This pecan pie is the best. I’ve made a lot of different pecan pie recipes in my day, and I love this one. You brown the butter a little on your stovetop before...
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05
Nov

Deli-Style Broccoli Salad

Deli-style broccoli salad made with all your favorites like bacon, onion, cranberries, and more, plus a secret tip! This recipe is one of my favorites to take to a picnic, party, or family dinner because everyone loves it and it always hits the spot. Don’t save the recipe for the warm months either; it’s great...
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01
Nov

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our favorite soft and chewy homemade Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies made with butter, old-fashioned rolled oats, and lots of chocolate chips! I love a chewy oatmeal cookie that is stuffed with chocolate chips. This is my go-to oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe that I’ve been making for years and years. It’s a standard in our...
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30
Oct

5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Chicken Legs

Flavor-packed slow cooker chicken legs take 10 minutes to put together, are easy to make, and only have 5 ingredients you already have in your pantry! Looking for a super simple and crowd-pleasing meal for your slow cooker?! I present to you a recipe that I have made a million and one times – slow...
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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.