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.  

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

Reed Avocado with Gravy

September 10, 2015
by Mimi Holtz

Creamy Reed Avocado with Sausage Gravy

Sausage gravy is often served on biscuits or chicken fried steak,  but I’m here to tell you that spicy sausage gravy is the perfect topping for creamy Reed avocados!  The perfect hearty breakfast or a tasty snack for the beginning of … Continue reading

crab-cake stuffed avocado and poached egg

June 24, 2015
by Mimi Holtz

What’s for Brunch? Crabcake-Stuffed Avocados with Poached Egg on English Muffin

Here’s the perfect brunch for a lazy morning!   I’ve seen avocados with eggs baked inside, but this avocado stuffed with crab cake has the best of both worlds:

June 6, 2015
by Mimi Holtz

Moroccan Spiced Crab, Corn, and Lentil Soup

I have been having lots of fun coming up with ideas for recipes using the artisan food items I received recently from the famous health spa, The Golden Door.   The Golden Door is sponsoring a recipe contest for VIP attendees … Continue reading

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