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    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Seasoning Hacks

    April 2018
    They’re quick. They’re easy. They deliver big flavor in small doses and add richness we crave. What’s not to love about condiments?
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    Melissa's Produce

    Easy Cooking Under Pressure

    March 2018
    Most of us are very busy people. With that in mind, most of the recipes I develop are easy to prepare. I try not to use too many fancy ingredients or expensive kitchen tools either.
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  • Image of Hashweh (Lebanese Lamb and Rice Stuffing)
    Melissa's Produce

    Rice is Nice

    December 2017
    Last month, I received a sample of Merguez sausage. I grilled a few for my husband and he was hooked. He even suggested we use it in our Thanksgiving stuffing this year instead of Italian sausage.
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  • Image of Shaved Fennel Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing
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    Fabulous Fennel

    August 2017
    Growing up, both of my grandmothers had gardens, so I have lots of great memories of incredibly fresh produce and amazing meals.
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  • Image of Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad
    Melissa's Produce

    Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

    July 2016
    For many of us, a Fourth of July picnic conjures up images and familiar flavors of picnics past. If you live in the South, that may include a spread of spicy sausages, Cajun shrimp rolls and a cobbler or two.
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  • Image of Shakshouka
    Melissa's Produce

    Shakshouka

    April 2016
    I’ve always been an egg fan, but everything changed when I got my own chickens. From the bright orange yolks to the amazingly incredible flavor...
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    Easy Curried Eggplant

    March 2016
    I love eggplant every which way, but I often forget to cook with it. Though they're found in a myriad of colors and sizes, most of the eggplants we see in the market are deep purple in color and oblong in shape.
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  • Image of Summer Salad with Fennel, Pepitas and Dried Currants
    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Summer Salads

    June 2014
    While most of us enjoy salads year round, some of the combos we create seem, well, more summery! With an abundance of fresh vegetables popping up in our gardens and beyond, there’s no end to the combinations we can create.
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