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March 22, 2014
by MimiDHoltz
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California Avocados Direct 2014 Season Opener

Spring has arrived here in Southern California, and that means it’s time to begin picking the avocados!   The biggest avocados will be selected and harvested now to make room for the new babies to begin growing.   The trees … Continue reading

February 27, 2013
by MimiDHoltz
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From California to Vermont: Avocados are the Perfect Gift!

It’s amazing to know that the avocados in that box were still on the trees in California on Monday morning…and today is Wednesday, and they have arrived by mail in Vermont. !  And today I’m in Vermont too! I know … Continue reading

February 14, 2013
by MimiDHoltz
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An Avocado Valentine from Mimi Avocado

What says “love” to you on Valentine’s Day?  A box of chocolates? A bouquet of roses?  Or creamy and delicious California avocados?  How about an Avocado Valentine! I will admit that I love flowers and chocolate as much as the … Continue reading

February 1, 2013
by MimiDHoltz
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Easy 13 Bean Soup with Vegetables and Smoked Pork, Topped with Avocado

I thought I would make chicken soup today, but when I checked the freezer we had no chicken. Instead, I found 2 smoked pork chops from Mahogany Smokehouse in Bishop..   So I decided to make bean soup instead.  The artisan smoked … Continue reading

December 8, 2012
by MimiDHoltz
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Holiday Salads with Fuerte Avocados: Red and Green!

The first avocados of the new season are here!  On our avocado ranch,  this means Fuerte avocados!   The new crop is just mature enough to soften  gradually…10 days to 2 weeks after it’s picked.   The characteristic nutty flavor will … Continue reading

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