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Grant Melton


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Past articles by Grant:

Sticky Toffee Blondies

A few years ago I went on a mission to make a blondie as fudgy as a brownie—which was surprisingly hard to achieve without cocoa. My solution? Add dates for a squidgy texture → Read More

Chocolate Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting & Salty Peanuts

A chocolate sheet cake turns into your new favorite layer cake, thanks to creamy peanut butter frosting and lots of crunchy, salty peanuts on top. → Read More

One Ingredient Gives This Classic French Dish New Life

Steak au poivre sounds fancy, but it's the perfect weeknight dinner. → Read More

How to Cook BBQ Ribs in a Crock-Pot

Ideal for hot days when you don't want to turn on the oven. → Read More

This Summer Snacking Cake Is the Sweetest Excuse to Eat Your Vegetables

This zucchini snacking cake is as moist as they come, thanks to the grated summer squash in the batter and fudgy milk chocolate cream cheese frosting on top. → Read More

Best Crockpot BBQ Ribs Recipe

Using a slow cooker (or the Slow Cook function on a multi-cooker) guarantees a fall-off-the-bone result without having to labor over a hot grill or smoker for hours. You can even cook the ribs a day in advance, store them in the fridge, and flash them on the grill or in the oven before serving. The three-ingredient honey BBQ sauce, made with the leftover cooking liquid, is highly recommended—but… → Read More

30-Minute Rhubarb Pork Chops Are the Best Spring Weeknight Dinner

A simple rhubarb supper. → Read More

This Ingredient Changed My Chocolate Chip Cookie Game Forever

Buttermilk is the secret ingredient that changed my chocolate chip cookie recipe forever. Turns out, it adds nice tang and great texture to cookies. → Read More

This Rhubarb-Ginger Coffee Cake Is 100% Relationship Goals

A cup of joe is all you need to go with. → Read More

This Rhubarb-Ginger Coffee Cake Is 100% Relationship Goals

Once thickened and cooled, the blush rhubarb sauce is just as tart as it is sweet, making it the perfect addition to a classic coffee cake. → Read More

This Restaurant-Style Kale Salad Will Change Your Mind About Kale Salad

Thanks to one simple trick. → Read More

Deviled Egg Salad on Toast Is the Best of *All* Worlds

Easier to make and travels better, too. → Read More

Deviled Egg Salad on Toast Is the Best of *All* Worlds

Easier to make and travels better, too. → Read More

Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe on

In 1999, my dad and I memorized how to make chocolate chip cookies in case Y2K actually happened. I’m not sure what kind of world we were expecting if it had, but we feared the future might be cookie-less. And a world without the classic Nestlé Toll House chocolate chip cookie recipe was not a world we wanted to live in. I admit, that was pretty ridiculous and, yes, we were mostly joking.… → Read More

30-Minute Lasagna Soup Is the Weeknight Wonder We've Been Looking For

A deconstructed version of the cheesy layered casserole, this lasagna soup is comfort in a bowl and comes together in no time. → Read More

Creamy Chicken Chowder Is Cold-weather Comfort at Its Best

It's the soup version of the coziest sweater you own. → Read More

These Jammy White Chocolate Blondies Have a Surprise Ingredient That Takes Them Over the Top

It's a little sweet and a little spicy. → Read More

A 5-minute creamy vegan sauce you’ll dip, drizzle, and dollop on everything

It’s ultra-rich and ultra-riffable. → Read More

A 5-Minute Creamy Vegan Sauce You’ll Dip, Drizzle & Dollop on Everything

This vegan cashew cream is easy to make and extremely versatile. Use it on baked potatoes, bean chili, to dip into tater tots and chickpea freis, and as the base for salad dressings. Read on for the endless possibilities: → Read More

Champagne Pasta Is Exactly How We're Spending Our New Year's Eve

Whether you're treating yourself to a special dinner or looking for an exciting recipe to share, this pasta with Champagne Alfredo sauce is just the thing. Top with shrimp and prosciutto or lobster and truffles to take it to another level. → Read More