Boozy Brunch – Ojai Pixie Edition

Boozy Brunch – Ojai Pixie Edition

What’s our favorite part about brunch? EVERYTHING. Brunch is a fun in-between meal where there are no rules and you have full reign of what you put on the table. Luckily right now we are in Ojai Pixie season, which means they are in their…

All Your Coronavirus-Related Food Questions, Answered

All Your Coronavirus-Related Food Questions, Answered

We know there is a lot of uncertainty right now when it comes to food, grocery shopping, and the coronavirus.  So we turned to the experts to get answers and current information about best practices when it comes to grocery shopping and handling food. Here…

Irish Sausage Skillet

Irish Sausage Skillet

How to Make: Irish Bangers (sausage) Skillet This easy one pan dinner is perfect for St. Patty's Day! Irish Banger Sausages, Dutch Yellow® potatoes, carrots and cabbage round out this meal!

Simple Sukiyaki Recipe

Simple Sukiyaki Recipe

A favorite meal on a cold winter night is Asian hot pot dinners, which reign supreme from Japan to Cambodia. The cooking pots and ingredients may vary, but the concept remains consistent. Hot pot dining is communal, and the meal is usually cooked and served…

Slow-Cooked Stove-Top Pork Roast

Slow-Cooked Stove-Top Pork Roast

Perfect for tacos or tostadas. Serve with fresh salsa, avocado slices, red onion, sour cream and cilantro.

Your Go-To Resource for All Things Thermomix

Your Go-To Resource for All Things Thermomix

Photography courtesy of: Thermomix Lynette MacDonald is your go-to resource for all things Thermomix, so we’ve taken the time to sit down with her and get schooled on how we can take our produce picks from Melissa’s to the next level, from the kitchen to…

How to Make the Ultimate Plant-Based Cheese Board

How to Make the Ultimate Plant-Based Cheese Board

Shelia Doloukani of Cheese To Table shows us the way to building the perfect plant-based cheese board. Melissa’s hosted Shelia Doloukani in their test kitchen for a cheese board building class for the media. A massive cheese and fresh produce board greeted attendees, assembled by…

Patricia Greenberg Shares Her Secrets to Aging Well

Patricia Greenberg Shares Her Secrets to Aging Well

Eat Well, Live Well, Age Well Melissa’s hosted certified nutritionist, chef and wellness educator Patricia Greenberg in our kitchen on January 10 to promote her new cookbook, “Eat Well, Live Well, Age Well.” From the physiology of aging to eating well, to fitness, managing stress,…

The Only Produce Trends for 2020 You Should Bookmark

The Only Produce Trends for 2020 You Should Bookmark

The ball has dropped, and your new year resolutions are in full effect. If you’re the kind of person that starts the new year off with healthy eating goals and a committed work-out routine, then you’ll love these produce trends for 2020 provided by Melissa’s…

You’ll Love the Joy of Cooking With John Becker and Megan Scott

You’ll Love the Joy of Cooking With John Becker and Megan Scott

Melissa’s/World Variety Produce hosted husband and wife duo, John Becker and Megan Scott, in Melissa’s kitchen on December 5 to promote the latest and greatest version of “The Joy of Cooking.” This classic cookbook dates back to 1931! This collection of recipes from Irma S.…