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Light and Fluffy California Avocado Dinner Rolls

I love experimenting with California Avocados in new recipes, but especially baked goods.  I first started my foray into including avocados in baked goods a few years ago, but only recently did I get really adventurous and try adding avocados into bread machine yeast bread recipes. The experiments have been a huge success, resulting in yeast bread recipes that are light, fluffy and flavorful...

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Chilled Avocado & Roasted Poblano Soup

When it's hot out, chilled soups are a perfect lunch or light dinner when paired with a simple side salad. This Chilled Avocado & Roasted Poblano Soup is a pale green elixir infused with the complex and global flavors. Start with a whole poblano chile and halves of yellow onion sitting below a broiler until smoky and blackened. The charred aromatics are then cooled and blended with a ripe...

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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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