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The Ultimate Guide to Hatch Chiles

The Ultimate Guide to Hatch Chiles

Hatch Chiles: Where it all began The late 60’s and early 70’s as a result of a breeding program at the New Mexico State University, Hatch Chiles were first produced by Dr. Nakayama. Nakayama was attempting to breed a chile with the intent to supply […]

What Produce You Should Eat Based On Your Zodiac Sign

What Produce You Should Eat Based On Your Zodiac Sign

The stars have aligned in your favor. Health and prosperity are on the horizon and we forecast you’ll be discovering some new produce in the coming weeks. Regardless of whether or not Mercury is in retrograde, your body wants these fresh ingredients now. And when […]

Christina Xenos Shares Her Top Greek Produce Picks

Christina Xenos Shares Her Top Greek Produce Picks

Opa! From ancient times to modern day, from Andros to Santorini, Greek food has been shaped by its culture, heritage and geography. The result? Family recipes made with fresh ingredients that provide a life of longevity. According to the Washington Post, natives of Greek islands […]

We Played 21 Questions With Jet Tila, You’ll Never Guess His Spirit Animal

We Played 21 Questions With Jet Tila, You’ll Never Guess His Spirit Animal

Celebrity chef Jet Tila and his better half, pastry chef extraordinaire Ali Tila, have a newly released cookbook, “101 Epic Dishes: Recipes That Teach You How to Make the Classics Even More Delicious,” and we honestly cannot get enough of these recipes, especially since so […]

This Hatch Chile Layered Hummus Dip Will Have You Daydreaming of Greece

This Hatch Chile Layered Hummus Dip Will Have You Daydreaming of Greece

Imagine you’re in Greece, walking through the alleys of Santorini and you find the perfect restaurant with a sea-side view of the Aegean Sea. You’re trying to figure out what to order and decide you’ll go with the classic chicken gyro. As they pour you […]

How to Make People Think The Elote Man Lives in Your Kitchen

How to Make People Think The Elote Man Lives in Your Kitchen

If you haven’t tried elote yet, then you probably live under a rock! This street corn delicacy is truly a one of a kind dish that naturally brings people together. As a result, one can find an elote man on the streets of LA (or […]

Watermelon Salad That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Watermelon Salad That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Watermelons and feta cheese? They’re not the first combination you’d think of unless you’ve read our melon pairing blog post. If that’s the case, then you might be a bit more familiar with sweet and savories mixing together to create bursts of flavor. However, unlike […]

Discover How to Get All of Your Essential Amino Acids

Discover How to Get All of Your Essential Amino Acids

You probably already know that all animal-based proteins are complete sources of protein and that they contain essential amino acids the body needs, but did you know that you could get your essential amino acids from plants? According to Mareya Ibrahim, author of, “Eat Like […]

Icy Fourth of July Melon and Raspberry Margarita for Hot Summer Fun

Icy Fourth of July Melon and Raspberry Margarita for Hot Summer Fun

Fourth of July calls for drinks and what better drink to make than this melon and raspberry margarita? Throw away the old beer and make room for this icy margarita filled with Melissa’s Charentais melon. Frozen margaritas are the perfect beverage to serve at summer […]

Stay Chill All July With This Independence Day Cooler

Stay Chill All July With This Independence Day Cooler

It might be called the Independence Day Cooler, but in reality, you can make this drink all summer long! Who doesn’t love a wine cooler full of juicy, delicious fruit? This recipe mixes all your favorites together for the perfect drink to sip on during […]