Hatch Pepper Gift: A Cookbook & Gift Box Of Hatch Chile Foods

[1] Hatch chiles have a short growing season: just August and September (all photos except #2 © Melissa’s Produce). [2] Dried hatch chiles (photo © Otis Acres Micro Farm. [3] Once dried, you can enjoy Hatch chiles year-round. This Hatch-At-Home box from Melissa’s has everything from seasonings and salsa to polenta and popcorn. [4] For…
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Skillet Berry Pie Recipe With Balsamic Blueberry Compote

[1] A mixed berry pie made in a skillet (photo © DeLallo). [2] You can use mixed berries or stone fruits (photo © Nick Bonderev | Pexels). [3] We prefer these puff pastry sheets from Dufour (photo © Our Harvest). [4] Blueberries make a delicious compote, with or without the balsamic (photo © Good Eggs).…
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Avocado Recipes For National Avocado Day

Mesoamericans “discovered” the avocado, which had grown there for perhaps 50 million years. They called it ahuacatl, ah-hwa-CA-tay, which the Spanish conquistadors transcribed to aguacate. Archaeologists have found evidence of avocado consumption that dates back almost 10,000. Initially, people simply gathered wild avocados. Mesoamerican tribes such as the Olmec and the Here’s more history of…
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Lactose-Free Cheesecake Recipes With Lactose Free Cream Cheese

[1] Mom’s Classic Cheesecake recipe is made in 6″ springform pans (both photos © Green Valley). [2] Green Valley Lactose Free Cream Cheese is also organic.   Want to celebrate National Cheesecake Day (July 30th) but have lactose issues? There’s a great lactose-free cream cheese just waiting to be turned into cheesecake. Pick up Green…
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No Bake Cheesecake Recipe For National Cheesecake Day

July 30th is National Cheesecake Day. Last month we published a roundup of 43 cheesecake recipes, including classic, creative, full-size, individual, frozen and savory cheesecakes. Today, we have a no-bake cheesecake. Why turn on the oven on a hot day, when you can serve a stunning, easy-to-make dessert without it? Another bonus: this cheesecake has…
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