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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


    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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  • Barley Risotto with Wilted Greens
    Melissa's Produce

    Falling for Risotto

    September 2019
    Many people choose to follow restrictive eating plans these days, whether it’s to lose weight or to restrict certain nutrients (such as carbohydrates) or a specific compound (such as the gluten protein) from their diets. For that reason, I tend to not write about grains as frequently as I used to.
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