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8 December, 2011

Guacamole: from Avocado, from Aguacate, from Aguacatlán

Comments : 9 Posted in : Food History, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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In Texas gaucamole is omnipresent.  There are as many recipes are there are bragging-prone machos. I myself not being one to brag,, Ahem.., my recipe is based on 3 simple rules. 1.    Purchase them Green and Hard.  Rodolfo Fernandez is the top Avocado expert in our region.  For many years he provided the best-tasting
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16 August, 2011

Watermelon Canapé – Guac with Grapes

Watermelon Canapé – Guac with Grapes
Comments : 2 Posted in : Chiles, Salsas and Guacamoles, Recipes, Sweets, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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Summer watermelon served as an appetizer, becomes formal for a dressed-up party.  Here I make little watermelon bowls and place them on a thin Jicama wafer.  Let the fiesta begin! The filling is spicy guacamole with grapes. A sliver of fried Yucca finishes the canapé with a starchy crunch.   I came across the idea for
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