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  • Image of Stir-Fried Prawns With Thai Vinaigrette, Baby Greens and Papaya
    Melissa's Produce

    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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  • Fresh Strawberry Daiquiri
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    Fresh Strawberry Daiquiri

    November 2020
    Who says an occasional cocktail isn't healthy? Not me! The first I heard this news was in 1991 when Morley Safer unveiled the "French Paradox"...
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  • Summer Salads
    Melissa's Produce

    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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  • Asian Salad with Miso Dressing</
    Melissa's Produce

    Condiments are Key

    April 2019
    Defined as a relish, sauce, dressing or other food accompaniment, condiments can be used in a variety of ways to add zip and zest to a meal. 
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