Carnitas Tacos with Avocado from MimiAvocado.com

May 4, 2016
by Mimi Holtz
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Homemade Carnitas Tacos with Avocado for Cinco de Mayo

When I think of comfort foods,  I remember coming home from school activities to a house filled with the delicious aroma of roasting pork.  As soon as the weather turned cool,  we could look forward to roast pork with apple … Continue reading

large Fuerte

October 26, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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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.  

Reed Avocado with Gravy

September 10, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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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

December 19, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Winter Wonderland Chestnut Soup

Melissa’s Produce is sponsoring a Winter Wonderland Challenge!   Last week I received  a package from Melissa’s with six ingredients inside, with the challenge to use three of them in a sweet recipe and three of them in a savory … Continue reading

October 8, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Cheesy Idaho Potato and Mushroom Patties

This may be the very last Reed avocado of the year.  We finished harvesting this year’s Reed crop today.   Now we’ll be waiting until next summer to taste those huge creamy slices again.   They were just perfect with … Continue reading

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