The Messy Baker Blog

Summer Grill or $300 Amazon Giveaway

Summer Grill or $300 Amazon Giveaway |

Enter for a chance to win a grill or a $300 gift card to Amazon. Summer just got fun. A few of us food bloggers got together to bring you a pretty sweet giveaway. How would like to win a grill? Or, a $300 Amazon gift card?

Grilled Mushrooms with Merlot Reduction ~ #SundaySupper

Grilled Mushrooms with Merlot Reduction |

Grilled mushrooms simply dressed with a Merlot reduction. Sometimes, it’s the simple things in life that provide the most pleasure. For example: Fresh picked radishes layered on a chewy hunk of buttered bread, drizzled with fruity olive oil and a sprinkle of coarse salt. Thick slices of homegrown tomatoes between layers of creamy mozzarella...

Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins & Giveaway

Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins |

Juicy blueberries mingle with bright lemon and crunchy poppy seeds to create a moist muffin bursting with flavor. Have you noticed a trend around here lately? A muffin trend? I hope you’re not muffin-ed out just yet, because I have another delicious muffin recipe for you today. Since today is National Blueberry Muffin Day,...

Southwestern Veggie Bowl

Southwestern Veggie Bowl with Chipotle Vinaigrette |

Veggies with a southwestern flair. I bring you a bowl full of seasonal veggies. A super bowl, if you will. Not to be confused with the Super Bowl. According to Squirrel, we still have 2 more months until the start of football. Be patient, football fans, you’ll be watching tight little buns running up and...

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins |

I hope you’re in the mood for chocolate today, because I’m bringing it to you double-trouble style with this recipe for double chocolate chip muffins. They’re a chocolate lover’s dream come true. Every once in a while–okay, almost every day–I like to treat myself to a decadent breakfast. In my world, decadent and chocolate...

Loaded Baked Potato & Baked Bean Casserole

Loaded Baked Potato & Baked Bean Casserole |

Everything you love about a baked potato with an extra special layer of baked beans and gooey cheese. I’m a baked-beans-mixed-with-my-potatoes kind of gal. It’s a thing, and, if it’s not, I’m making it a thing.  Trending… Baked potatoes smothered in saucy beans. That’s one delicious trend. Some folks like to keep their food...

Watermelon-Mint Cooler

Watermelon Mint Cooler |

A frothy and boozy blend of fresh watermelon, bright mint, and zesty lime. Have you ever heard of a stay-cation? It’s a vacation, only you’re not actually vacationing. A stay-cation is enjoyed from the comforts of your home as you gaze at the palm tree that lives on your computer screen. You’re all familiar...