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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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    Ukrainian Beet & Potato Salad

    October 2022
    This month’s recipe pays homage to my grandfather’s homeland of Odessa, Ukraine. Many Ukrainian recipes descend from ancient peasant dishes, incorporating Slavic and European styles and techniques.
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  • Ramen Soup for the Soul
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    Ramen Soup for the Soul

    March 2020
    Ramen is a Japanese adaptation of the noodles introduced in that country by Chinese immigrants in the mid to late 19th century. 

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  • Image of September Salad/Salsa
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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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