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Recipes from the Breakroom

  • Image of Grilled Hatch Double Cheeseburger
    Melissas Produce

    Grilled Hatch Double Cheeseburger

    August 2024
    This month’s staff recipe, shared by Mario Gonzales of Melissa’s Food Service Sales Department, gives us yet another version of America’s most-favored meal item to chew on: the hamburger.
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  • Image of Grilled Rib Eye Steaks with Strawberry-Chocolate-Chile Sauce & Strawberry-Asian Pear Arugula Salad
    Melissa's Produce

    Valentine’s Dinner for Two

    February 2017
    Befitting this month’s hearts and flowers tradition, here’s a special occasion dinner-for-two created by Melissa’s own Chef de Cuisine, Tom Fraker.
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  • Image of Roasted Sweet Pepper Salad w/ Asian Pear and Date Vinaigrette
    Melissa's Produce

    Guest Chef Benjamin Udave

    November 2010
    New crop Asian pears have been available since July, but the varieties that are harvested in the fall months are especially sweet after a whole summer of sun.
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  • Image of Braised Baby Lamb Ragout
    Melissa's Produce

    Guest Chef Gretchen Shultz

    January 2010
    Ragout (pronounced ragoo) requires a slow cook over low heat. The word is of French derivation, meaning “to revive the taste” or “bring back one's appetite”, which certainly sums up the sensation that this scrumptiously seasoned stew evokes from first bite.
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  • Image of Risotto Di Zucca by Chef Chas La Forte
    Melissa's Produce

    Guest Chef Chas La Forte

    October 2009
    The preparation of Risotto is a learned art. This traditional Italian dish has a series of seemly simple steps that require both a patient focus and a sense of timing to get right.
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