Author: Melissa Slyh

Melissa is a self-taught, home cook with Midwest and Southern style influences. Melissa grew up in the Midwest , and currently lives in South Carolina with her husband, Jon and four dogs. She’s been cooking and creating recipes almost her whole life. Melissa enjoys taking photographs of food and dishes she creates.

Rosemary Potatoes

Whew!  This has been a busy summer!  I recently enrolled in business school and I have been working really hard for my classes.  It’s been too long since I’ve posted a recipe.   Recently some of our neighbors sold their…

Gouda Beer Cheese Fries

One of our local breweries has AMAZING fries. Jon and I always seem to order them when we make our almost-weekly visit. Who doesn’t love cheese fries?….Especially beer cheese fries? We’ve been inspired to make our own version of the…

BBQ Chicken Nachos

  A few weeks ago, Jon found a used green ceramic grill for sale about 80 miles from our home. We loaded up into the truck and drove to go pick it up. Over the past week, Jon has been…

Chocolate Espresso Milkshake

It seems like every Sunday, Jon and I are craving a Chocolate Espresso Milkshake. It just so happens that the burrito/coffee shop (yes, they have both specialty coffees and burritos…yes, it’s amazing!) where we get them is closed on Sundays…

Pork Burgers

When Jon and I lived in Indiana, our dear friends Wes and Christy introduced us to a great little butcher shop in Knightstown, Indiana. We found that we could buy pork burger patties there. We used to get a pork…

Peanut Butter Hurricane Pie

  This past week has been a roller coaster. We were given evacuation orders for our county due to Hurricane Matthew. We decided to evacuate the area, along with our four dogs and our neighbor’s dog in tow. There aren’t…