Dessert

Ginger Cookies

ginger cookies

Ginger Cookies by Chef Tom Fraker of Melissa’s Produce Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted buter, softened 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 T finely minced fresh ginger 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour…

Hatch Chile Devil’s Food Cookies

chocolate cookies

Hatch Chile Devil’s Food Cookies by Chef Tom Fraker of Melissa’s Produce Ingredients: 1 box Devil’s Food Cake Mix 2 teaspoons New Mexico Hatch Chile Powder 1 cup Unsalted Butter – melted Instructions: Preheat oven to 350ยบ In a mixing…

Holiday Fruit Rum Cake

holiday fruit rum cake

Holiday Fruit Rum Cake by Chef Tom Fraker of Melissa’s Produce Chef Tom set out to create a fruit cake that would not be the brunt of jokes. He has succeeded! Instead of artificially colored candied fruit, he uses dried…

The Amazing California Strawberry

strawberry desserts

Strawberries make me happy – really happy! Living in Southern California, I have easy access to fresh, locally grown strawberries most of the year and I purchase them regularly. What do I do with them? Eat them fresh. They are…