November 20, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado Shares: Food, Family and Tradition by Lynn Kirsche Shapiro

As soon as I saw this  book, I knew I wanted to read it.  Food, Family and Tradition  is a cookbook offering family recipes passed down through generations.  It is also a wonderful family memoir, with contributions by children and grandchildren, … Continue reading

white sweet potatoes with orange mojo

November 16, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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White Sweet Potatoes with Orange Mojo

Do you know about white sweet potatoes?  Last year I posted my recipe for Mashed White Sweet Potatoes…something I had not tried before.  Today I tried making a recipe from Rick Rodger’s The New Big Book of Sides: More Than 450 … Continue reading

Jensen potato farm

October 10, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado’s Trip to Idaho with Idaho Potato Commission – Part 1

There are three things that I love to do more than anything else:  go new places, meet new people, and learn new things.  I’m sure this is one of the reasons I love blogging: there are so many opportunities to do … Continue reading

turkey soup with avocado

October 4, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Turkey Vegetable Soup for Cutco Fall Harvest

There is something therapeutic about chopping vegetables up for soup.  Peeling potatoes with a really good peeler that is comfortable in the hand is one of life’s little pleasures.   Cutting up carrots, celery, and onions reminds me of home … Continue reading

September 25, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado Goes to the Beach: Oceanside, California

Our avocado ranch is about 18 miles inland from the coast of California.  In fact, on a clear day we can actually see the Pacific Ocean from the ranch!  I have always wanted to go spend some time near the … Continue reading

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