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  • Chile Verde Stew
    Melissa's Produce

    Chile Verde Stew

    While Hatch peppers have a short summer season, they’re now available dried year-round so that you can indulge in their unique flavor any day of the week. This scrumptious stew features dried Hatch peppers, and it’s perfect for lunch, dinner...

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    Melissa's Produce

    Vegan Cherry Chili

    September 2021
    About ten years ago, I was asked to develop ten recipes using a delicious tart cherry that is often dried, the Montmorency cherry. My project was for ChooseCherries.com, which provides recipes and information about Montmorency tart cherries. 
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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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  • Hatch Ranchero Sauce
    Melissa's Produce

    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
    Melissa's Produce

    Picadillo

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

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