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Cookin' With The Kids

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    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: A Peachy Grilled Cheese!

    August 2022
    I remember the days when a grilled cheese sandwich was just a simple combination of American cheese and basic white bread! In fact, for me as a kid, grilled cheese with a side of hot soup was always the go-to lunch when the weather was stormy.

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  • Image of Apple Edamame-Garbanzo Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing
    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Apple Harvest Salad

    September 2016
    Across the country, especially in northern states from Maine to the Pacific Northwest, September brings the first pick of new-crop apples to retail stands in sales promotion volume.
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  • Image of Potato Crust Pizza
    Melissa's Produce

    Potato Crust Pizza!

    June 2014
    Competing schedules in the day-to-day lives of a busy modern family make it difficult to share a home-cooked meal together, but not impossible.
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  • Image of Cauliflower Pizza Crust
    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Cauliflower Pizza Crust!

    December 2013
    The justification for presenting a pizza in a feature usually focused on a side dish built around a fresh produce item is, admittedly, about as thin as the cauliflower dough in the recipe.
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  • Image of Watermelon Soup
    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Watermelon, Soup or Salad

    June 2013
    Summertime, kids and watermelon are a very classic combination. Here are two recipes that your kids can help prepare for the family’s backyard BBQ menu using this iconic summer favorite in a side dish that requires no cooking.
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  • Image of Sautéed Spaghetti Squash & Herbs
    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Fresh Herbs and Spices

    May 2012
    Here’s a fun way to introduce your young sous chefs to cooking with fresh herbs and spices: invite the kids to prepare the same basic dish, a few days apart, using two completely different sets of seasonings.
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  • Image of Honeydew & Roma Tomato Salad
    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Summer Melons

    June 2011
    Here are a couple of unique summer salads using two of the most popular melons of the season that your young sous chefs will have fun making and even more fun eating.
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  • Image of Stuffed Vine Sweet Mini Peppers
    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Vine Sweet Mini Peppers

    January 2011
    While many of these recipes may seem very basic, this is by design. It is hoped that these simple preparations will lay the culinary foundation necessary to inspire kids to try more challenging recipes as their confidence in the kitchen grows.
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