cheddar, avocado, and onion patty melt

February 18, 2016
by Mimi Holtz

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

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

January 2, 2016
by Mimi Holtz

Holiday Favorites

  Happy New Year! Happy New Year!   I want to send my sincere wishes for happy blessings to come your way in 2016!  Today I’m sharing some of my holiday favorites,  because I wasn’t able to do much posting … Continue reading

large Fuerte

October 26, 2015
by Mimi Holtz

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.   … Continue reading

avocado grove in October

October 3, 2015
by Mimi Holtz

October Avocados: When Are They Ripe?

If you have an avocado tree in your back yard,  you are probably wondering if it’s time to pick those beautiful avocados.  After all, they’re getting so big!   But wait:  avocados need to be mature enough to ripen after … Continue reading

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