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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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Avocado Carrot Cupcake Recipe

It’s nearly winter, which means it’s the season I crave getting into my kitchen and baking up a storm. The only problem with this time of year is that California Avocados aren’t as readily available. Thankfully, there are farmers ready to help the avocado lovers out there by shipping tasty California Avocados right to our home. You can find a list of farmers saving the day...

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Cream Puffs with California Avocado Mascarpone Cream

Written by our friend Rachael of La Fuji Mama I fell in love with all things French during my first year of high school French, all thanks to my teacher, Madame Thompson, who made the language come alive by making sure we learned about French culture, and especially French food. I went on to study French during undergrad and spent a semester on a study abroad program living on the outskirts of...

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5 Avocado Snack Ideas for National Snack Month

February is National Snack Month, and with some California Avocados from the 2015 crop already hitting store shelves, I thought it would be fun to put together some snack ideas that include my favorite fruit.The criteria I used to land on these 5 avocado snack ideas include any of the following important snacking points: Easy to make Minimal prep time Ready to take on-the-go Doesn’t...

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