June 5, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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The Secret for Saving Half of an Avocado

When I make avocado toast for breakfast,  I can usually fit half of a large avocado on one large slice of sourdough bread.  It takes a little engineering and a little artistry to arrange those slices perfectly on the bread.   … Continue reading

May 9, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Snack or Brunch: Mimi Avocado’s Smoked Ham Guacamole Bites

It’s Friday night and no one has planned dinner.   On Fridays we like to fix a substantial snack and call it supper.  It’s time to kick back and relax.   Let’s take a look in the fridge…there’s some leftover … Continue reading

February 26, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Pistachio-Crusted Crab Cakes with Quinoa

Happy National Pistachio Day!   To celebrate this special day,  Setton Farms and California Farm Water Coalition offered to send us some of their premium California shelled pistachios, dry-roasted with sea salt…did I hear that correctly?  SHELLED pistachios?  Be still … Continue reading

January 21, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocado Grove Tour in January: This is Winter?

Meet Leslie,  a long lost friend from Vermont who stopped by to see us with her husband last week as part of their road trip around the United States.  When we first reconnected through Facebook,  Leslie mentioned that someday she … Continue reading

December 15, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Shrimp Crostini with Avocado Butter: Holiday Appetizer

I’m always looking for new ideas for holiday appetizers.  This week I’ve been trying out some ideas with shrimp and Kerrygold unsalted butter, and  I’m excited to share the results with you!   Each dish begins with shrimp sautéed in … Continue reading

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