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Foodie Gift Baskets for the Holidays

You want to give great holiday gifts – something your loved ones will use and enjoy, and something that won’t fall into the wait-in-line-to-return-on-December-26 category. Why not consider a beautiful foodie gift basket that they can enjoy eating now, and continue to use the kitchen tools throughout the year? Melissa’s Produce has some amazing baskets […]

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Easy Summer Pickling

Pickling is one of those things that I’ve always shied away from in the summer. Mostly I feared that I would go through all kinds of effort, and then the jars would sit unopened, languishing until mid-winter, until someone would finally decide that they wanted the jars for another project and dump everything out. I […]

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Gai Lan Egg Cups for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is just around the corner (January 31) – what are you going to eat? Most people associate the color red with Chinese New Year, but some of the best foods you can eat to celebrate are actually green. Case in point: the green vegetables from Melissa’s Produce that are now found in […]

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The Gift of Fruit (and Veggies)

It’s that time of year for giving, and instead of the same old standbys, why not give the gift of fresh produce? Our friends over at Melissa’s have some wonderful gift baskets that will please even the pickiest eater. When we were scrolling through all of the choices, the Baby Veggie Basket ($71.99) was one […]

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Buddha’s Hand Lemon Drop Cookies

The Buddha’s Hand is beautiful, creepy, fascinating, and hauntingly fragrant. But once we’re finished looking at it and smelling it, we never quite know what to do with it. Whereas other novelty fruits get admired and then eaten, you won’t find many cookbooks that are overflowing with Buddha’s Hand recipes. A variety of citron, it […]

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Freaky Fruits for Fall

Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, and creepy food treats. Want to confound and befuddle your friends family members – and expand their horizons?┬áTry setting a table with some of these freaky fruits (courtesy of Melissa’s Produce). Can you name them all? Aw, heck, we’ll make it […]

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