Egg & Avocado Toast—Let’s E.A.T.!

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You know the saying, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade”?  Well I say use one of the lemons and make egg and avocado toast instead.  Over the past few weeks life has gone from normal crazy to crazy crazy.  The Fuji family is moving.  Everything has happened very quickly, so life has consisted of […]

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Red, White & Blue Avocado Toast

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Happy 4th of July!  The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays.  I love all the patriotism, the red, white & blue, the barbecues, and the fireworks.  We are visiting family in Utah for the holiday, and just received a big box of gorgeous California avocados from the California Avocado Commission.  Perfect for […]

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Cotija Chipotle Corn Guacamole

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With Memorial Day right around the corner, I’ve been planning what will be on the menu.  This Cotija Chipotle Corn Guacamole, inspired by Mexican elote, is a must make! One of my favorite treats is elote, a popular Mexican dish of freshly roasted corn that is spread with mayonnaise, rolled in crumbled cotija cheese, then dusted […]

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Avocado Basil Greek Yogurt Parfaits {Giveaway}

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With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, I wanted to share a savory yogurt parfait that is so simple that even your kids could whip it up.  (Just think breakfast in bed for mom!)  The parfait will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to face the day.

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Pickled Avocados

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The inside of my refrigerator is starting to look like one big lab experiment.  I seem to have developed an obsession with putting things in jars. There’s a batch of Mark Bittman’s easy  kimchi, several jars of Three Pepper Jelly, some sliced variegated pink lemons marinating in honey, several different types of tsukemono (Japanese pickles) […]

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California Avocado Pops

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Creamy sweet cold avocado pops make a fantastic treat on days when temperatures have you wishing for an ice bath to cool you off.  You only need 4 ingredients and less than 5 minutes to them whip up before they go into the freezer to set.  Easy, right?

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Avocado Spring Adventures

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Spring has sprung in the avocado groves, and we have moved from Fuerte avocados into Hass avocados.  The trees have started sprouting new growth and the avocado buds are starting to blossom. I never knew that avocados could get me into such a springtime frenzy, but they have!  My avocado sister, Mimi Avocado, and I […]

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Avocado Endive Pistachio Salad & An Avocado Grove Adventure

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Need a lucky salad for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day  holiday?  This salad may not be Irish, but it’s bursting with lucky green ingredients!  Crisp juicy endive, creamy chunks of avocado, and crunchy roasted pistachios all tossed in a pistachio dressing.  It feels doubly lucky to me, because it also features ingredients grown here in […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you, my wonderful friends and readers! I hope your day is a wonderful one! If you love chocolate as much as I do, don’t miss our newest Miso Hungry episode all about chocolate in honor of the day of love! Plus, we’ve got some super cute chocolate bar wrappers […]

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Avocado Crab Roll with Soy Sauce “Caviar”

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Avocado Crab Roll with Soy Sauce “Caviar” Recipe from Executive Chef Nick Weber, Catal Restaurant & Uva Bar Makes 4 servings (as an appetizer) For the Soy Sauce “Caviar”: 1 1/2 quarts vegetable oil 8 ounces soy sauce 1 teaspoon agar agar For the Avocado Crab Roll: 4 ounces fresh […]

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