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  • Image of Stir-Fried Prawns With Thai Vinaigrette, Baby Greens and Papaya
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    Easy Thai

    June 2021
    Exploring ethnic cuisine can be tricky, especially if it entails using unfamiliar ingredients. Thai cuisine is a perfect example because its complex flavors are, in part, attributable to components that are not a part of mainstream American pantries.

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  • Image of Yucatan Jicama Salad
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    Yucatan Time

    April 2021
    My husband and I took our first cruise together early last year, before the pandemic ended all travel plans. We chose to visit the Yucatan Peninsula, with stops in Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico. 

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  • Vegan Edamame Curry
    Melissa's Produce

    Curry Time

    January 2021
    As a chef and dietitian, I am always asked about healthy cooking tips, especially as they relate to weight loss. 
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  • Lemony Hatch Pepper Hummus
    Melissa's Produce

    Chickpeas

    October 2020
    The nutty-flavored chickpea, also known as the garbanzo bean, has a cosmopolitan history. 

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  • Summer Salads
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    Summer Salads

    September 2020
    Even though I have lived in California for most of my life, I cannot seem to let go of my Midwestern roots. 
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  • Hatch Ranchero Sauce
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    Hatch Ranchero Sauce

    July 2020
    Named after the original growing area in Hatch, New Mexico, authentic Hatch Peppers have always been a Southwestern favorite.
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  • Picadillo
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    Picadillo

    April 2020
    Picadillo is a savory Spanish dish, typically using ground beef, tomatoes, olives, raisins and spices. 

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