- MELISSA MILLER

“Food truly brings people together—I love that connection and the happiness surrounding it.”

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I’m a self-taught baker, born and raised in the Midwest. I believe in the power of food to bring people together. My passion for desserts is only surpassed by my love of pizza, beer, and handsome cat Nugget.

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There’s nothing quite like driving out into the country on a beautiful sunny day to go cherry picking in Michigan. I had my heart set on making a cherry crisp and luckily Lehman’s Orchard in Niles still had tart cherries ripe for picking. The July sun was quite hot, but some areas under the fruit trees […]

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Inspiration, Recipes

Michigan Cherry Picking + Crisp Recipe

August 14, 2017

My favorite summertime dessert has always been strawberry shortcake. Simple, not too heavy or overly sweet—perfect for bbqs and Fourth of July! Here I’ll show you three ways to make strawberry shortcake using my cream cheese pound cake. Recipe for that at the end of the post!     Grilled Strawberry Shortcake Give your shortcake […]

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Inspiration, Recipes

Strawberry Shortcake Three Ways

June 28, 2017

My love for baking started very young. Before I could even talk, I was in a high-chair at the kitchen counter while my Memaw made her southern family specialties—banana pudding, pineapple upside-down cake, snickerdoodles, and, one of my personal favorites, this Sock-It-To-Me Cake. It’s basically a pecan coffee cake loaded with butter flavor. And best of […]

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Family Favorite Recipe: Sock-It-To-Me Cake

April 5, 2017

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