Melissa Gaman Melissa Gaman is a food writer, editor, and stylist. She's been contributing recipes to Real Simple and other magazines for over a decade. She's currently a recipe developer at The Food Network. Highlights: * Was associate food editor at Women's World * Was editor at Art Culinaire * Has contributed recipes to Real Simple, The Food Network Magazine, Ladies' Home Journal and Fine Cooking * Is a recipe developer at The Food Network About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.