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    Melissa's Produce

    Hatch Chile Verde with Turkey

    November 2022
    Many of us are busy planning our Thanksgiving recipes and menus. Some of us use the same tried and true recipes each year, so we are ready to start shopping, at least for the non-perishable ingredients we will use.
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  • Image of Quick and Creamy Black Beans
    Melissa's Produce

    Easy Cooking Under Pressure

    March 2018
    Most of us are very busy people. With that in mind, most of the recipes I develop are easy to prepare. I try not to use too many fancy ingredients or expensive kitchen tools either.
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  • Image of Mango Jam
    Melissa's Produce

    Marvelous Mangos

    September 2017
    Since we’ve moved to a farm and started growing our own food, I’m constantly learning new ways to preserve our harvests. I’ve dehydrated bushels of figs and tomatoes.
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  • Image of Shaved Fennel Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing
    Melissa's Produce

    Fabulous Fennel

    August 2017
    Growing up, both of my grandmothers had gardens, so I have lots of great memories of incredibly fresh produce and amazing meals.
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  • Image of Icy Gazpacho with Fresh Lime
    Melissa's Produce

    Time-Honored Tomatoes

    September 2015
    The seductive scent of a plump, ripe tomato beckons us to take a bite. Juicy tomatoes taste like summer, no adornment is required.
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  • Image of Cuban Grilled Plantains
    Melissa's Produce

    Cuban Grilled Plantains

    September 2014
    Have you ever been to Cuba? I haven’t – but I’m hoping to make the trip next spring. As is usual when I plan to visit a new destination, I do my research.
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  • Image of Hummus Stuffed Mini Peppers
    Melissa's Produce

    Skinny Dips and Snacking Swaps

    August 2013
    This summer, you can still enjoy tasty with your friends and family-- without breaking the bank on your calorie budget (but, there’s no self-denial here).
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