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Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner headshot

Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner

Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner is a writer and recipe developer based in New York. She holds a BA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and is a lifelong self-taught cook and food photographer. She documents the behind-the-scenes of her recipe development work and reporting trips on Instagram.
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Celebrate Dad with all the mid-morning decadence he deserves.
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Up your seasonal fruit game with these simple recipes.
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Yes, you can make grilled shrimp in less than 10 minutes.
Get to know this little green spiral.
Choose from meat-free apps, mains, and more!
Yes, you can make grilled shrimp in less than 10 minutes.
Get to know this little green spiral.
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