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Cookin' With The Kids

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    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Fig Stuffed Apples

    September 2021
    Honeycrisps are one of the first new crops of apples harvested in late August through September. This variety is aptly named for its extremely high sugar content and tends to be quite large; both characteristics make it the perfect apple for baked desserts. 
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    Simple Sides: No Mayo Potato Salad

    July 2021
    What summertime backyard barbeque would be complete without a potato salad?  Here’s a four-ingredient recipe perfect for introducing a novice cook to this iconic dish of the grilling season.
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    Simple Sides – Samosa Snack

    June 2021
    Sambusa is a Somalian and Ethiopian version of Samosa. Your kitchen crew will have some culinary arts and crafts fun replicating these tasty and versatile packets for the family using Melissa’s ready-to-eat Steamed Lentils for the filler and Melissa’s Egg Roll Wraps for the dough.
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    Simple Sides:  Mother's Day Breakfast

    May  2021
    One of the most cherished moments for many Moms on Mother's Day is listening to the conspiratorial whispers happening in a kitchen that she is barred from entering while the kids prepare breakfast.
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    Simple Sides: Sapūrana™ Mango Bean Salad

    April 2021
    Here's a very tasty, healthy and easy to prepare salad-type side that pairs two of Melissa's most popular items that are seldom seen together in the same dish – and there is no cooking involved! 

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  • Pixie Tangerine Pancakes
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    Simple Sides: Pixie Pancakes!

    March 2021
    Many of the recipes presented here will seem very basic, and this is by design. It is hoped that these simple preparations will provide the culinary foundation and confidence...
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  • Roasted Broccoli Melt
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    Simple Sides: Eat Your Broccoli!

    February 2021
    Here’s a sandwich designed to eliminate an iconic three-word phrase that has been uttered with force by many a frustrated parent for at least several decades: 
    “Eat your broccoli!” 
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