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Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Cinnamon Frosting

I have a secret to tell you about my new favorite chocolate cupcakes. The frosting recipe for these has actually replaced my go to homemade chocolate frosting recipe, as my beater licking, bowl scraping, smile inducing recipe.  My super picky 12 year-old daughter calls these brownie cupcakes, and can’t get enough of them, because they’re so rich, dense, chocolate-y and...

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How to Freeze California Avocados

Do you cry when California Avocado season is over because you wish you could have delicious California Avocados year round?Of course you do!I’m here to make your day, because this post is all about freezing avocados so that you can enjoy delicious California Avocado guacamole, avocado toast, avocado hummus and more all year round!Freezing avocados is really easy to do, and I’m going...

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Grilled Pizza with Spinach Artichoke California Avocado Dip and Prosciutto

One of my favorite dips of all time is hot spinach and artichoke dip and I have to tell y’all, my mom’s Spinach and Artichoke dip is heavy on the garlic and I love it with a mad passion. I make it as often as I can and the other day while plotting out my next summer recipe for California Avocado Commission, I decided that I wanted to cut the cream cheese in half and replace it with...

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Queso Dip with Easy California Avocado Guacamole

Written by our friend Rachel Mathews of asouthernfairytale.comThere’s this restaurant right off the beach where my husband and I used to live, and they have the most incredible burgers I’ve ever eaten. They’re legendary, epic even. Everyone who visited us was treated to a trip to the surf club, and every single person left a believer.While the surf club burgers were the thing...

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