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Abbie Cornish and Chef Jacqueline King Schiller Pair up for Pescan

Abbie Cornish and Chef Jacqueline King Schiller Pair up for Pescan

Photography credit: Camraface Actress Abbie Cornish and chef Jacqueline King Schiller paired up in Melissa’s kitchen to demo delicious dishes from their new cookbook, “Pescan: A Feel Good Cookbook.” These recipes are plant-based, both dairy and gluten-free and full of flavor. The dynamic duo are…

What’s Your Citrus Type?

What’s Your Citrus Type?

Lemons, limes and oranges are the basic citrus you see at your local grocery store, but what about Etrog or Sudachi? Some of the more exotic citruses can be intimidating and limited, making it harder to approach. While they do seem a bit intimidating, once…

Discover the Flavors of Pakistan in the Karachi Kitchen

Discover the Flavors of Pakistan in the Karachi Kitchen

Melissa’s recently had the pleasure of hosting chef, food stylist and cooking instructor, Kausar Ahmed, who just came out with her very first cookbook, “The Karachi Kitchen.” The focus of Ahmed’s cookbook is to connect people around the world through food. These recipes are based…

Clean Eating for Busy Families Doesn’t Have to be Complicated

Clean Eating for Busy Families Doesn’t Have to be Complicated

This feel-good cookbook is something that the whole family will love. In Melissa’s kitchen, we had the pleasure of hosting Michelle Dudash, RDN, Cordon Bleu certified chef, and author of “Clean Eating for Busy Families, revised & expanded.” Dudash is all about simple and satisfying…

What’s for Dinner? Said No One Ever on The Fresh 20

What’s for Dinner? Said No One Ever on The Fresh 20

Food truly is the future of medicine and, Melissa Lanz, the brains behind The Fresh 20, was recently in Melissa’s kitchen to show us how to enjoy a delicious life without sacrificing health or taste. Lanz plans dinner (and breakfast, lunch and snacks) so you…

Paula Shoyer Takes the Calories out of Jewish Comfort Food

Paula Shoyer Takes the Calories out of Jewish Comfort Food

Let us introduce you to the chef who takes the calories out of comfort food, Paula Shoyer. A French-trained chef, worldwide cooking teacher, and mother of four, Shoyer is the energetic author of, “The Healthy Jewish Kitchen,” “The New Passover Menu,” “The Holiday Kosher Baker”…

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…

Discover the Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook With Amy Riolo

Discover the Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook With Amy Riolo

Just because you or some you know has diabetes doesn’t mean you have to miss out on popular culinary trends like the Mediterranean diet. Did you know that 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year? Award-winning author and chef, Amy Riolo, gives you…

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…