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Homegating Recipes for Football Season

Homegating Recipes for Football Season

We think football season is great for two reasons: football and food! If you don’t have tickets for this weekend’s game, no big deal!  Kick back in the comfort of your home and try out these any of these football party recipes. We made plant-based…

Meatless Ceviche (Plant-based)

Meatless Ceviche (Plant-based)

This meat-free citrus “ceviche” with avocado makes a wonderful appetizer, side salad or party dip! This vegan ceviche is delicious, colorful and healthy. Ceviche is all the rage in restaurants, and vegan chefs have jumped on board. Here is your chance to chop it up like professional…

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.…

Cinnamon Persimmon Bread with Jelly

Cinnamon Persimmon Bread with Jelly

Looking for a one-of-a-kind treat to bring to your holiday season get together this year? A recipe made with cinnamon persimmons couldn’t be a better find! Persimmons are cute little fruits and are so sweet! They have light brown sugar stripes and speckles throughout that…

Sweet and Savory Orange Appeal With Jamie Schler

Sweet and Savory Orange Appeal With Jamie Schler

Who better to tell you about cooking and baking with oranges than someone who jokes about having orange juice running through their veins? “Orange Appeal” by Jamie Schler is a book that pays tribute to a lifelong passion for the most versatile fruit in the…

HelloWellness: Flow and Fuel With Claire Grieve

HelloWellness: Flow and Fuel With Claire Grieve

On Saturday, November 16, Melissa’s participated in a HelloWellness Flow & Fuel event in West Hollywood featuring LA-based celebrity yoga instructor, Claire Grieve, along with holistic health coach, Nedi Varbanova. After an amazing yoga flow with Grieve, Varbanova provided a delicious smoothie demo to attendees…

Food Market Gypsy Takes Your Palate on a Global Tour

Food Market Gypsy Takes Your Palate on a Global Tour

Susie Norris Debuts Her Third Cookbook at Melissa’s Produce Melissa’s hosted pastry chef and educator, Susie Norris, in the kitchen on November 14 to promote her new cookbook, “A Baker’s Passport: Recipes for Breads, Savory Pies, Vegetarian Dishes, Tarts, Cakes, and Cookie Classics.” This creative…