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  • Nancy Eisman
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    Nancy Eisman

    Nancy Eisman has been an enthusiastic part of the culinary team at Melissa's Produce Company for many exciting and tasty years. 
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    September Salad/Salsa

    September 2021
    September harkens the end of summer and often the last hurrah of some of our favorite foods. Ripe, juicy heirloom tomatoes, garden fresh corn on the cob, New Mexico’s Hatch peppers, and varietal melons* are seasonal standouts that will soon be a fond memory.
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  • Image of Roasted Hatch Pepper and Six Bean Medley Burritos
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    Roasted Hatch Pepper and Six Bean Medley Burritos

    August 2021
    I don’t know why exactly, but I’ve never ordered a burrito in a restaurant. Maybe because I don’t want to have the dairy products and meat traditionally included, and I don’t think I’d get the whole burrito experience if they were left out. 
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    Grilled Ratatouille

    July 2021
    Originating in Nice, France, in the late 18th century, Ratatouille (rat-ah-too-ee) is a classic French vegetable stew that is a staple in Provence, consisting of eggplant, bell peppers, summer squash, tomatoes and garlic and/or onions.
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  • Image of Tropical & Exotic Fruit Cheesecake
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    Plant-Based Tropical & Exotic Fruit Cheesecake

    June 2021
    Summertime is the perfect time to up your consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables. Today, we’re focusing on fruit, tropical and exotic to be precise, and a special recipe that takes getting your daily servings to another level.
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  • Image of Marinated Grilled Tofu with Quinoa and Salsa
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    Spring Flings and Fiestas

    May 2021
    Spring is the season of flings and fiestas, including Cinco de Mayo which is celebrated on 5/5, commemorating the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. 
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  • Image of Pizza Primavera
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    Pizza Primavera

    April 2021
    According to the Food Lover’s Companion, a comprehensive compilation of the definitions of thousands of food, wine and culinary terms, alla primavera means spring-style and refers to fresh...

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  • St. Patty’s Day Hand Pies
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    St. Patty’s Day Hand Pies

    March 2021
    A St. Patrick’s Day favorite, Wikipedia defines colcannon as a traditional Irish dish of creamy mashed potatoes with cooked cabbage or kale. 

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