Melina Hammer

Melina Hammer is a food photographer, stylist, chef, and now proprietor at Catbird Cottage. After years working with The New York Times, Eating Well, Blue Apron, and others, she now cooks for guests at the destination bed & breakfast she runs with her husband located in New York’s Hudson Valley. At the Catbird, she grows an heirloom kitchen garden and forages wild foods, curating of-the-moment seasonal menus for weekly guests.See more at and @melinahammer.
The Fastest Possible Shrimp Scampi
Garlicky shrimp and a buttery lemon sauce in 15 minutes! You got this!
Aug 23, 2019
Savory French Toast Is the Best Way to Eat Breakfast for Dinner
Caramelized mushrooms and crème fraîche & syrup.
Aug 8, 2019
This Rotisserie Chicken Panzanella Salad Takes 15 Minutes to Make
It's the perfect excuse to eat toasty, buttery bread for dinner.
Aug 7, 2019
20-Minute Steak Salad with Lime & Garlic
This is the perfect filling-but-refreshing meal on a hot summer day.
Aug 6, 2019