Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner

Melissa is a writer based in New York. She has contributed to Mic, Thrillist, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Bon Appetit, Racked, Vice and many more publications.
The $2 Hack That Makes My Weekday Meals Feel Like Fancy Restaurant Dinners
This little trick works with sauces, roasted meats, and sautéed vegetables.
Feb 28, 2022
This Is the Grown-Up, Boxed Mac and Cheese We’ve All Been Waiting For
Of course, kids will love it too.
Jan 10, 2022
Mashed Potato Stuffed Shells
Kitchn Love Letters
Jumbo shells are stuffed with mashed potatoes and cheese for the ultimate carb-in-carb combo.
Dec 23, 2021
5 Lessons to Steal from This Kitchen If You Have Limited Counter Space
When you have minimal counter space to prep, work, and cook on, every square inch is precious. Take it from a New Yorker who once prepped a Thanksgiving turkey on the kitchen floor, while chopping mirepoix in the sink and stacking hot bakeware, mixing bowls, and several pounds of potatoes on one square foot of Formica. While this 930-square-foot Austin home has a decent amount of counter space, creative uses of vertical and horizontal space in the kitchen maximize the cooking surfaces available.
Nov 15, 2017