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Avocado Toast with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

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Sometimes it is the simple things that are the best, and when I am looking for a quick breakfast or easy afternoon snack, I find that I often turn to making Avocado Toast when avocados are in season.¬†California avocado season lasts from April through September, and while avocados can be imported from many other countries during the off-season to give me access to avocados year ... Read More »

Absolutely Avocados

Absolutely Avocados

Creamy avocados are one of my favorite fruits and I eat them just about every day. The funny thing about avocados is that many people only enjoy them in one or two ways, even though they are an incredibly versatile fruit that is good for more than just guacamole. Absolutely Avocados¬†is a cookbook dedicate to the avocado and everything that you can make with it, ... Read More »

Avocado Chimichurri Bruschetta

Avocado Chimichurri

A few weeks ago, I had lunch at Border Grill. All of the food was fantastic, but one of the most memorable dishes was an avocado chimichurri that was served with tomatoes on top of crostini. It was the California version of bruschetta and it was delicious. I got the recipe after lunch and tried it out a few times at home. It’s easy to ... Read More »

California Avocado Commission Lunch at Border Grill, Los Angeles

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Avocados are one of my favorite fruits, although they’re a fruit that I don’t use in my dessert recipes quite as often as fruits like berries, peaches and apples. Rich, creamy and full of good fats and nutrients, I use them as an ingredient in all kinds of salads, as a side for savory dishes (both breakfast and dinner!) and as a garnish for anything ... Read More »

Avocado Ice Cream

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One of the reasons that I love living in California is that phrases like “I have a surplus of ripe avocados” are pretty commonly uttered in my kitchen. I love avocados and use them all the time on sandwiches, in salads and in guacamole. I often eat them plain, with just a sprinkle of salt if I get a really good one. I’m often tempted ... Read More »

Cranberry, Feta and Avocado Salad

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Hearty and hot foods, from roasts and stews to soup, are definitely the order of the day during the winter. They warm us up and give us enough energy to fight the cold when we have to go outdoors. Of course, here in Southern California the cold that I’m fighting is nowhere near the cold elsewhere in the country, so I like to mix in ... Read More »

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