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Dragon Fruit Dessert

Colorful Dragon Fruit Dessert

The dragon fruit, in case you haven’t ever sliced into one, is a real show-stopper. Once it flashes its deep magenta flesh, the other fruits might as well give up. The intense purple coloring has that “I can’t believe there’s no filter” quality to it – and there’s a little part of your brain that […]

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Mangoes

Winter Fruit Week: Mangoes

Mangoes make you smile. Seriously: Just try to keep a mad face while you say the word ‘mango.’ You just can’t. These deliciously sweet and juicy fruits bring sunshine into every breakfast plate, smoothie, salad, or garnish you can imagine. That’s why they’re the perfect winter fruit to round out our Winter Fruit Week. One […]

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purple and yellow cauliflower

2016: Year of the Vegetable

Welcome to 2016, which we’re calling the Year of the Vegetable. If you love eating vegetables, this is your lucky year. And if you (or someone in your family) doesn’t like eating vegetables, this year is going to be the year everything changes…We’re sure of it. “Plants are the new meat,” declares NPR, as it […]

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hatched potatoes

‘Hatched’ Potatoes with Hatch Chiles

Every year, in the last few weeks of summer, there’s a buzz in foodie circles about Hatch chiles. These chile peppers from New Mexico are prized for their meaty flesh, mild to medium heat, and unique smoky flavor. The catch? They’re only fresh in season in August and September. So if you’re hankering for some […]

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Champagne grape pancakes

Champagne Grape Pancakes

We are loving every minute with this month’s fresh summer fruits, and one of our favorite out-of-hand summer fruits is grapes. This year, we had a chance to try a variety of summer grapes thanks to Melissa’s Produce. Pictured below, we have Black Muscato grapes (on the left), Red Moscato grapes (on the right), Jelly […]

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DYP latkes

DYP Latkes for Hanukkah

This week we’re making our Hanukkah latkes with not just any old potatoes; we’re making them with DYPs – Dutch Yellow Potatoes – from Melissa’s. Why DYPs? They’re the perfect cooking potato with a creamy texture and a buttery flavor. And when Melissa’s recently came out with a new DYP cookbook, “DYPs: The Perfect Everyday […]

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