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California Avocado Ramen

Written by our friend Rachael of La Fuji MamaWith the weather warming up here in Utah and the trees starting to bloom, I have been in a springy mood, though I’m still wanting the comfort food that seems to go along with winter. I’ve been craving tonkotsu ramen, a ramen with a thick, rich, creamy pork broth made from boiling pork bones, fat and collagen for many hours – comfort...

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The Avocado: Fruit or Vegetable?

Every so often, someone will write me or ask me at a California Avocado Festival: is it true that the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable?Yes, the Avocado is a fruit!Confirmed: the California Avocado is a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable, belonging to the genus Persea in the Lauraceae family. And did you know? The avocado is actually a berry!* Avocados are considered a fruit because they fit...

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Avocado Turkey Tetrazzini

Written by our friend Heidi Larsen of FoodieCrush.comThere is rarely a comfort food I will turn my back on.Anything with noodles, creamy sauce and a modicum of leftover turkey meat—because when you cook a turkey, there will always be leftovers—gets high marks in my book.Turkey Tetrazzini is a holiday and potluck favorite. But is there anything that can make a good thing better? I was...

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What in the Heck is a Pintxo?

Tasty Tapas with California AvocadosI love to graze on tapas, those flavorful small-bite dishes from Spain. So being a fan a tapas I was surprised when a colleague suggested we create some California Avocado recipes for "pintxos."I thought, "What in the heck is a pintxo?" I found out that pintxos (pronounced "Peent-chos" and alternately spelled pinchos) vary in...

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