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California Avocado & Green Vegetable Thai Green Curry

Thai food celebrates colors, textures, and flavors, balancing between salty, sweet, sour, and bitter in a dance that turned me into an addict long ago. Avocados fit beautifully into that dance. One of my favorite dishes to order when we go out for Thai food is green curry. But it’s also one of my favorite to make at home, because it is simple and can be customized to suit your mood and what...

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Preventing a Cut Avocado from Browning

Today we’re sharing a few tips to help keep your avocados fresher longer.First, let’s talk about why you often find your avocados browning soon after cutting them. Avocados brown once the cut surface is exposed to air due to a reaction with oxygen, also called "oxidation." There are several things we can do to mitigate this natural process.Preventing Oxidation in Avocados...

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Green Garlic Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and Dill

We’re lucky to have such an abundance of gorgeous seasonal produce here in California. One of my favorite seasonal treats during the spring months (aside from California Avocados!) is green garlic. Farmers harvest the garlic before it’s fully matured, and the resulting, fully-edible stalk has a fresh and mild garlic flavor.Here, I’ve cooked some simple scrambled eggs with green...

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