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  • Cheryl Forberg
    Melissa's Produce

    Cheryl Forberg, RD

    One of the nation’s leading advisors on health and nutrition, Cheryl is a James Beard award-winning chef and has written several NYT bestselling cookbooks...
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    Melissa's Produce

    Fall is for Casseroles

    September 2022
    While most of my recipes are now in electronic form, I still have my trusty wooden recipe box, comprised mostly of old familiar recipes from family and friends. And now that September’s upon us, comfort food and hot hearty meals come to mind.
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  • Image of Sicilian Pesto
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    Sicilian Pesto

    August 2022
    When I travel to a new country for the first time, I always prepare by familiarizing myself with their cuisine. I spend more time than most people I know reading menus. Having researched local dishes before I arrive helps me narrow down the choices.

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    When in Portugal

    July 2022
    This spring, we spent a heavenly month in Portugal. Since dining is our favorite pastime, we couldn’t have selected a better location. We absolutely love every form of fish and seafood.
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  • Image of Grilled Ratatouille
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    Grilled Ratatouille Salad

    May 2022
    Traditionally, Ratatouille is a slow simmer of sweet onions, peppers, eggplant, zucchini and tomatoes with garlic and herbs, melting into a stew. This chilled interpretation adds a hint of smoky flavor from roasted peppers and a fresh zing from grated lemon peel.
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  • Frogging Chicken
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    Frogging Chicken

    April 2022
     The first time I tried cooking a frogged chicken, I was amazed at how easy it was to cook the chicken so perfectly. And the cutting technique is relatively simple.
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  • Image of Springy Spinach Soup
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    Springy Spinach Soup

    March 2022
    The vibrant colors of spring produce (lettuces, herbs, peas, carrots, baby peppers) bring excitement and fresh flavors to our tables after months of hearty winter fare.
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  • Image of Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes
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    Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes

    February 2022
    While the eggplant prep takes an hour or so, its creamy texture and rich flavor are well worth it! The recipe itself takes minutes to prepare. For added richness, swirl a knob of butter into the tomato sauce just before adding the eggplant.
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