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BBQ Favorites with California Avocados

Barbecue rivalries in America often feel like sibling rivalries, with each state claiming superiority over its counterparts. Americans have a passion for grilling that can only be described as fiery, and good American barbecue is measured by its finger-lickin’ nature, sometimes even on a one-to-five-fingers-licked scale. Each region has a carefully crafted barbecue culture influenced by a...

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California Avocados X John Van Hamersveld

Did you know that every single Hass Avocado is a California native, able to trace its origin to a single tree grown just down the coast in La Habra Heights, California? With its gentle sunshine, crisp coastal breezes and rich soil, California provides the perfect canvas to grow the beloved avocados. We partnered with renowned artist John Van Hamersveld to honor California and create celebratory...

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What To Bring To A Thanksgiving Potluck

When we’re asked to bring a dish to Friendsgiving or our family’s Thanksgiving gathering, a few classic come to mind: mashed potatoes, stuffing, sweet potato casserole and the like. In an effort to make the spread as diverse as possible, we always try to think outside the Thanksgiving box, bringing a new and innovative dish we hope will go on to become a Thanksgiving staple...

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Creamy and Crunchy: California Avocados + California Walnuts

Is it all about flavor or do we eat with our eyes, as the saying goes? Ultimate enjoyment from food comes when multiple senses are involved. The aroma of a dish totally impacts the perception of taste, and texture can make one dish invigorating and another comforting. From the loud crunch of crisp veggies to the slurp of a hot broth, the sound a food makes also can add to the experience. ...

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