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    Melissa's Produce

    Holiday Nostalgia and a Retro Dessert

    December 2022
    As a chef, there’s nothing more nostalgic about holidays than the food (and drink) associated with them. Sometimes our choices relate to our ancestry, culture, and religion regarding which foods are indigenous or popular.
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  • Macadamia Mai Tai
    Melissa's Produce

    Tropical Travel

    February 2021
    The prospect of travel is on the horizon again and I, like millions of others, cannot wait. 
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  • Quinoa Salad Romesco
    Melissa's Produce

    Quinoa Salad Romesco

    June 2020
    Growing up in the Midwest, our produce offerings were very limited compared to the plethora of fruit and vegetables that are available to me now in California.
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  • Larb
    Melissa's Produce

    Larb

    December 2019
    Like a curry in India, or a mole in Mexico, most Laotian families have their own spice combination for their country’s national dish, Larb. 
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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

    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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