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Category: Avocado

Baja Fish Tacos with Avocado Salsa and Slaw

Baja Fish Tacos with Avocado Salsa and Slaw

A Trip to California and an unforgettable food discovery. The first time I had this soft tortilla shell stuffed with crispy, beer-battered cod topped with avocado salsa, pico de gallo, and slaw, I was hooked.  The crispiness of the fish was irresistible. The soft flour…

Diana Kennedy’s Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce or Camarones Enchipotlados From Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

Diana Kennedy’s Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce or Camarones Enchipotlados From Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

Whenever I see a recipe for Shrimp, I am always drawn to it. Shrimp brings back childhood memories of my earliest restaurant experiences.  It felt so very grown up to be served what looked like an Ice Cream Sundae glass where giant shrimp clung to…

Summer Fun! Authentic Guacamole, a Fig and Honey Salad, and a make-your-own Soft Drink

        Today I wanted to share three recipes that are fast and fun and amazingly delicious all at the same time. A true Molcajete, sold at Williams-Sonoma         First up, a recipe for that great summer favorite, Guacamole.  Every year, we look forward…

Shrimp, Corn and Avocado Quesadillas and Ina Garten’s recipe for Roasted Shrimp

         I got a big kick out of this recipe when I initially made it.  It calls for ‘leftover shrimp’.  Does anyone actually ever have leftover shrimp? If anything, when you serve these addictive little two-bite appetizers, you are more likely to have anything other…

Olive Oil Poached Shrimp with Ginger-Tomato Sauce and Avocado and Carrot Salad

          I am always on the lookout not just for recipes but for cooking techniques to share.  I thought we had shrimp completely under control with Ina Garten’s Roasted Shrimp recipe.  The oven roasted results beat any boiled shrimp we’d ever tasted.  We’ll never…