December 14, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocados for the Holidays

How are you coming with your preparations for the holidays?   If you’re like me,  the weeks before Christmas fly by!   So many fun activities,  including rehearsals,  musical performances,  parties, Christmas Parade and family gatherings…plus shopping!   This year I’m … Continue reading

avocado and crabmeat endive appetizer

December 9, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocado and Crabmeat Endive Appetizer

Here’s a really quick and easy appetizer for the holidays.  Use the red California endive,  cut off the core and separate the leaves.   Peel an extra large  ripe California avocado,  cut into cubes.  Add 1/2 cup canned lump crab, … Continue reading

August 2, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Rain in August? Avocados Love It!

I’ve been writing posts about the farm tour with California Farm Water Coalition this weekend.    Did you see the one about the peaches?  And the one about Hudson Fruit Stand?  After all this talk about the severe drought in … Continue reading

June 21, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Hot Dog! Little Goodies™ on Avocado Toast

You all know about my obsession with avocado toast.  Being married to an avocado farmer and living in the middle of thousands of avocado trees does have perks…plenty of avocados to eat every day!   We often put avocados on hot … Continue reading

May 12, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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A Walk in the Avocado Grove: Leaves, Baby Avocados, and Harvesting Begins

Flowers are the prettiest,  but  I chose to focus my camera’s lens  on a perfect leaf  … because the leaves are the constant source of energy, protection, and  general health of an avocado tree.   If the tree doesn’t have enough water … Continue reading

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