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  • Recipe: Roast carrot and avocado salad with orange and lemon dressing

    Recipe: Roast carrot and avocado salad with orange and lemon dressing

    Total time: 1 hour Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from "Jamie at Home: Cook Your Way to the Good Life" by Jamie Oliver. 1 pound medium carrots, assorted colors, with a quarter inch of the leafy tops 2 teaspoons whole cumin seeds 1 or 2 small dried chiles, crumbled Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper...

  • Recipe: Cinnamon tortilla chips with strawberry-avocado salsa

    Recipe: Cinnamon tortilla chips with strawberry-avocado salsa

      Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 Note: If possible, use handmade whole-wheat tortillas. 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon walnut oil, divided Juice of 5 limes, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper Pinch sea salt 6 whole-wheat tortillas...

  • Recipe: Shrimp with avocado salsa

    Recipe: Shrimp with avocado salsa

      Total time: 55 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: 12 canapes Note: Adapted from "The French Laundry Cookbook" by Thomas Keller Avocado salsa 3 tablespoons very finely diced red onion 3 tablespoons peeled, seeded and very finely diced cucumber 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons very finely diced avocado...

  • Recipe: Watercress and avocado salad with lemon-soy dressing

    Recipe: Watercress and avocado salad with lemon-soy dressing

      Watercress and avocado salad with lemon-soy dressing Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 medium shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and sliced 2 teaspoons soy sauce, divided About 1-1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons hazelnut or walnut oil Freshly ground pepper...

  • Recipe: Guacamole

    Recipe: Guacamole

    Total time: 10 minutes Servings: Makes 2 cups Note: Molcajetes, lava stone mortar and pestles, are widely available at Latino markets and selected cookware stores. 2 heaping tablespoons finely chopped white onion 3 serrano chiles, seeded and finely chopped 4 heaping tablespoons roughly chopped...

  • Recipe: Pesco bäco

    Recipe: Pesco bäco

    Total time: 30 minutes plus chilling time Servings: 10 Note: Adapted from a recipe by Josef Centeno. Panko (Japanese bread crumbs) is available at well-stocked supermarkets and Asian markets. 2tablespoons minced chives 2tablespoons minced shallot 2 tablespoons lemon zest 2 tablespoons parsley,...

  • Recipe: Brazilianesque black bean salad

    Recipe: Brazilianesque black bean salad

    Total time: 15 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: 6 to 8 2 cups cooked, drained black beans (canned are fine, just rinse off the salt) 2 tablespoons minced white onion 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 5 tablespoons best-quality olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin...

  • Recipe: Lobster-stuffed avocado salad with champagne vinaigrette

    Recipe: Lobster-stuffed avocado salad with champagne vinaigrette

    Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 Note: From the Lobster's Allyson Thurber Lobster salad 1 pound cooked lobster meat cut into 1/2-inch chunks 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup diced celery 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/4 cup peeled, seeded and diced tomato 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and fresh...

  • Recipe: Avocado corn relish

    Recipe: Avocado corn relish

    Time: 1 hour Servings: 12 Note: This corn relish is served with skirt steak at the Border Grill restaurants. It can be stored, tightly covered, in the refrigerator for up to a day. To make it 2 to 3 days in advance, mix all the ingredients except the avocado and store in the refrigerator. Add the...

  • Recipe: Avocado-tomatillo sauce

    Recipe: Avocado-tomatillo sauce

    Total time: About 15 minutes Servings: 10 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 4 medium tomatillos, husked 1/2 cup cilantro leaves 1/4 cup coarsely chopped onion 1 to 2 teaspoons seeded, coarsely chopped serrano chile 1 ripe Hass avocado, peeled and cut into large chunks 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed...

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