February 27, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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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 Mimi Holtz
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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

January 15, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Homemade Bean Soup with Smoked Turkey…and Avocado!

We have had such cold weather in Southern California lately!  The temperatures have been in the 20’s at night in our area,  cold enough to severely damage our avocado trees and the precious crop that is almost ready to harvest.     … Continue reading

December 25, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado Wishes You a Musical Merry Christmas

It has been a busy December! The month began with the annual Holiday Concert to benefit Meals On Wheels with the Coastal Communities Concert Band.  If you didn’t make it this year, I hope you can come next year.   … Continue reading

December 8, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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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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