Melissa Gaman

Melissa Gaman is a recipe developer, editor, and food writer living in Jersey City, New Jersey. She loves to bake, especially bread, cookies, and anything chocolatey. Her sourdough starter came from Alaska and is rumored to date back to the Gold Rush. Outside of the kitchen, she loves to grill, smoke, and cook over live fire. Potatoes are her desert island food.
My Corn Carbonara Is So Good, I've Made It for Dinner 3 Nights in a Row
Carbonara plus corn equals perfection.
3 days ago
The 12 Best Types of Pizza Everyone Needs to Know About
They each have a pizza our heart.
Jun 25, 2024
We Asked 3 Chefs if Pineapple Belongs on Pizza, and They All Said the Same Thing
The answer might surprise you.
May 10, 2024
Is It OK to Put Warm Leftovers in the Fridge?
We talked to a food safety expert to find out.
Apr 26, 2024
I Tried 6 Famous Waffle Recipes and the Winner Will Change Your Sunday Mornings Forever
The recipes were so good, it was almost a tie.
Mar 16, 2024
This Creamy, 3-Ingredient Pasta Will Instantly Transport You to Rome
Bonus: It's ready in 30 minutes.
Mar 13, 2024
I Tried 7 Ways to Cook Lobster Tail, and the Winner Is Absolutely Foolproof
You’ll never boil it again.
Feb 10, 2024
I’ve Made Dozens of Pancake Recipes, but This Is THE Best One (by Far!)
It’s the only recipe you’ll ever need.
Jan 25, 2024
I Tried 7 Ways to Thicken Soup and the Winner Won By a Landslide
It was unbelievably creamy.
Jan 24, 2024
I Tried 6 Famous Pancake Recipes, and the Winner Swept Them All
It's the only recipe I'll use from now on.
Jan 20, 2024
We Tried 6 Ways of Storing Christmas Cookies, and the Winner Was Clear
It was like they were fresh out of the oven!
Dec 14, 2023
This "Grandma Pizza" Is Light & Crispy Perfection
Grab your sheet pan.
Dec 14, 2023
This 4-Ingredient Italian Pasta Is Irresistibly Creamy — Without a Drop of Cream
Bonus: It's ready in 30 minutes.
Dec 9, 2023