sweet potato patties with pistachios

June 11, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Pistachio-Crusted Purple Sweet Potato Patties with Blood Orange Marmalade

Have you ever tried purple sweet potatoes?  I never had even heard of them until I visited the Vista, Ca. Farmers Market and saw several varieties of purple potatoes. I was trying to think of something fun to make with … Continue reading

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

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

August 30, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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California Fig and Pistachio Couscous with Fresh Basil

Here is a salad that can be served warm or cold.  Beginning with Israeli couscous, it’s  savory and sweet at the same time, matching   green onions and fresh basil  with cinnamon, allspice and sweet figs.  Add some crunchy pistachios … Continue reading

April 18, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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California Avocados and Pistachios: For Breakfast or Lunch!

Those who follow me on Instagram have seen my daily California avocado toast posts.   Almost every morning I toast a piece of Ezekial bread and put some mashed California  avocado on top.  Then I use tiny cookie cutters to make … Continue reading

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