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    Melissa's Produce

    Onions

    June 2015
    Growing up in Minnesota, onions were a standard ingredient in my mother’s cooking. Though they never played a starring role, they were a consistent flavoring in her casseroles (aka “hot dishes”), roasted meats, salads and appetizers.
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    Melissa's Produce

    Small Changes Can Make Big Differences

    May 2015
    When was the last time you said, "I need to lose a few pounds," but didn't do anything because you didn't know where to start? You're not alone. Millions of people ride the weight loss roller coaster everyday.
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  • Image of Cactus Paddle Salad (Nopales Salad)
    Melissa's Produce

    Cooking with Cacti

    April 2015
    Many gorgeous succulent and cacti plants are edible – but you need to be sure which ones. Some are very poisonous. The prickly pear is my favorite, because I have an abundance of them on our farm.
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    Melissa's Produce

    Ooh La La Leeks

    March 2015
    The ancient Egyptians believed the concentric rings of the onion symbolized eternal life. Who knew that modern science would prove their belief so prophetic?
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  • Image of Blood Oranges
    Melissa's Produce

    Sanguinelli

    February 2015
    Blood Oranges, so named for the crimson peel and flesh, originated in Southern Italy and the island of Malta, in the Mediterranean.
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    Melissa's Produce

    Gluten-free? Not for Me!

    January 2015
    Perhaps the longest lasting “trend” in recent years is the widely popular gluten-free craze. For many people who have a gluten intolerance, or celiac disease this is no craze – it’s a necessity.
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  • Image of Winter Squash Sampler
    Melissa's Produce

    Pumpkin Power

    November 2014
    A very big part of my job is listening to what people eat every day. For many of my clients, articulating their daily food intake is a real eye-opener because most of us don’t think too much about what we eat and especially not how much.
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