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California Avocado Chow Chow Relish

One of the things that I love about traveling is discovering new foods. Whether it be on the other side of the world or one state over, there is always something new to taste and fall in love with. While living in Memphis about 12 years ago, I was wandering through a farmer’s market and one of the vendors was selling jarred preserves, pickles, and relishes. They had little samples set out to...

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Cherry Almond California Avocado Frappe

Spring always makes me think of cherry blossom season in Japan, which on a side note is one of the most spectacular sights. Thinking of cherry blossoms gets me craving cherries.  One of my favorite ways to use cherries is in a frappe. A frappe is basically a fruit milkshake. But doesn’t frappe (“fraw-pay”) sound so much more sophisticated? Frappes usually fall into two...

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Avocado Cauliflower Steaks with California Avocado Gremolata

One of my favorite dishes to whip up when I need to serve something on the fancier side, but am short on time, is cauliflower steaks. They take 30 minutes to prepare, but I love the way they look and they are super versatile. You can pair them with all sorts of flavors and side dishes and have a fantastic meal. My favorite way to cook cauliflower steaks these days is to first pan-sear them...

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Spicy Avocado Ranch Dressing

Do you have a food that you associate with your childhood? Maybe peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or mac ‘n cheese? I definitely have several, but the most notable may be a food item that I didn’t personally eat all the time. I definitely ate it, but it’s because of my brother that I associate it with childhood.  He was obsessed with ranch dressing—the ubiquitous...

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