July 24, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
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, […]
May 30, 2017.Reading time 7 minutes.
With outdoor grilling season in full swing, our Veggie Sweets Mini Peppers definitely deserve a spot on this week’s Ingredient Spotlight. These peppers are available year-round but we especially love them in the summertime where we usually take the party or gathering outside. You may recognize them first and foremost by their adorable, petite size […]
April 24, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
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 […]
March 20, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
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 […]
May 31, 2016.Reading time 7 minutes.
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 […]
July 27, 2015.Reading time 9 minutes.
As that time of the year draws closer, we find ourselves looking forward to another delicious Hatch Chile season. In just a couple of short weeks, many supermarkets throughout the United States will transform into bonafide roasting pits. There, chile-heads and customers can gather at these stores to enjoy roasted Hatch Chiles, as well as sample […]
September 16, 2014.Reading time 1 minute.
We at Melissa’s Produce are ending the month of September with our last fall Meet the Author event and presentation for Melissa’s Great Pepper Cookbook by our very own authors Chef Tom, Chef Ida and Produce Guru Robert Schueller. Chef Debbi of Deb’s Kitchen will hosting our produce team at the renowned Spaghettini Restaurant in […]