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Inside Melissa’s Warehouse

When you do your weekly shopping trip through the produce section of the supermarket, chances are you grab some carrots, apples, bananas, and maybe some lettuce. But what about the thousands of other varieties of fruits and vegetables that are out there? If Melissa’s/ World Variety Produce  Inc., the country’s largest distributor of specialty produce, has its way, you’ll soon be […]

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Farm Fresh Cooking

Sure, most people associate pick-your-own farm activities with spring or summertime. But in most places, there’s still plenty to pick in the fall. And the cooking possibilities from the autumn harvest are practically unlimited. Last weekend we took a trip to Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark, a Southern California pick-your-own staple for generations. We found […]

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Grill Crazy

Who wants to turn on the oven in the summertime? Summer days are meant for grilling, and summer vegetables are the perfect for the grill. If it’s too hot to even contemplate being outside during the day, you can grill these vegetables in the morning or in the cooler night temperatures. Plus the vegetables taste […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Potato Bar

Today’s fun food requires only two words without much of an explanation: Potato bar. We like having our own potato bar every now and then, and we think of it as a challenge each time to come up with yummy stuff to decorate a baked potato. It’s great fun for winter football-watching days. Even better, […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Stromboli

Pizza night starting to get old? Why not roll it up? We love making strombolis (essentially rolled-up pizzas) because they’re fun to make – and it’s always a nice surprise to see what they look like when you slice them. Extra mid-winter bonus: They make great football-watching snacks. The basic idea behind a stromboli is […]

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