Endive and Belgian Endive

August 16, 2016
by Mimi Holtz
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How Do You Pronounce “Endive”?

You say tomato and I say “to-mah-to”, but both pronunciations of the word mean the same thing, right?  Not so with “endive”!   Whether you say “N-Dive” or “Ahn-Deev” makes a big difference!  Although they are both members of the … Continue reading

Tangerine Blondies with Chocolate and Pecans

April 25, 2016
by Mimi Holtz
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Tangerine Blondies with Chocolate and Pecans

Today I’m excited to share these Tangerine Blondies with you,  and the story about how they happened in my kitchen.  I don’t usually bake with citrus fruits, but after this latest discovery I’ll be doing more of it! Are you … Continue reading

cheddar, avocado, and onion patty melt

February 18, 2016
by Mimi Holtz
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Chipotle Cheddar, Avocado, and Onion Patty Melt

 I was thinking about our dating days this week, after our 35th Valentine’s Day together.   We used to go out to Bob’s Big Boy when we were dating, and one of our favorite meals was the Patty Melt.  The nice thing … Continue reading

avocado toast

January 24, 2016
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocado Sunshine on Toast: Winter Fun

We were thrilled to get 3 inches of rain earlier this month,  and equally thrilled to be able to  take a week off from irrigating the avocado groves to do some local touring with friends who were visiting us from Vermont. … Continue reading

large Fuerte

October 26, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Fuerte Avocados: When to Pick?

I just came in from checking out our Fuerte avocado trees.  It’s almost time to pick the biggest avocados! This variety is rarely found outside of California anymore, but they are among the best tasting avocados in my opinion.  

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