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Route 66: A Tasty Trip Down America’s Most Iconic Highway

Road trips are synonymous with summer in America, so we’re getting our culinary kicks across Route 66 for our United Plates tour! From the rolling plains across the Midwest to the towering peaks and plateaus of the Southwest to the unique views along the California coast, these regions have one thing in common: flavorful foods that pair perfectly with California Avocados. So roll down the...

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Seafood Showdown: Celebrating Fresh Fare from Coast to Coast

Summer is synonymous with fresh fare, making seafood a seasonal staple on both the East and West coasts. From crab caught off the coast of New England to the succulent salmon found in the cool waters of the Northwest to the tender tuna from the warm shores of Hawaii, there is no shortage of ocean eats in the United States. To find out which coastal cuisine catches your eye (and your stomach,) we...

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Savory Sandwiches with California Avocados

Sandwiches are the centerpiece of many a great food debate, and while each state may have a unique specialty dish or flavor, a look into the unique regional sandwiches found across the country can tell you a great deal about each community, its history and its collective palate. But which state should claim the title of sandwich king? A Tale of Two PortlandsOne is a woodland cove dwarfed by a...

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California Avocado Cardamom Ice Cream

I have a recipe for an avocado-cardamom smoothie in my new cookbook that I consistently make during California Avocado season, so it would make sense that I'd love it in ice cream form, too (it's essentially a milkshake already, so I figured, why not reverse-engineer things a bit?). The flavors were inspired by the avocado ice cream served on toasted milk bread at Morgenstern’s in...

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