Hatch Chile Cornbread

It’s that time of the year again–Hatch Chile season! In less than a couple of weeks, we will be teaming up with local supermarkets in Southern California and all over the nation to distribute and roast these highly coveted chiles. Because Hatch Chiles are only available for a short period of time in August and September, […]

Celebrate National Pickle Month

This July, we’re celebrating all things pickled with National Pickle Month! Pickling not only prolongs the life of your favorite produce but also takes its flavor to a whole new level that you simply wouldn’t find when eaten fresh. Most of us have grown up on the common dill pickle where we added to them our […]

Roasted Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Cinco de Mayo is coming up which means it’s time to put on our party hats and throw a festive party! The holiday celebrates Mexico’s unexpected victory over the French army at the 1862 Battle of Puebla. However, Cinco de Mayo is not just commemorated by those living in Mexico but the United States as […]

Red Chile Beef Tamales

It’s National Tamale Day this week! Tamales are such a delicious, wonderful treasure enjoyed by people all around the US and the world. Made with masa and stuffed with fillings like meats, vegetables, cheese and even fruits, they’re truly worth celebrating with their own national food day. After all, why not remind everyone just how […]

Spicy Pork Tamales

For many, Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a plate of hot, steamy tamales at the dinner table. Gathering together to make tamales is a practice firmly rooted in Mexican and Latin American tradition. It’s a special time for socializing and reestablishing old bonds and new with family and friends and holds great meaning to many […]

Hatch Chile Queso Fundido

Cheese lovers, gather round. This week’s recipe is just for you. Traditionally served as a cookout or restaurant staple, Queso Fundido is one of those recipes that never fail to get the party started. After all, what’s better than a skillet of gooey molten cheese, served bubbling hot alongside tortilla chips? We can’t really think […]

10 Ways to Enjoy Melissa’s Chiles

Some like it hot. Some like it sweet. No matter the preference, chiles play an integral role in the many cuisines all around the world. And while there are the chile-heads who are all about pushing their Scoville unit limits, chiles and peppers are so much more than just about heat. Their flavor profiles can range from not […]