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Wasabi Guacamole

Serious Eats Andrea Lynn 1 comment

[Photographs: Eventful Moments] Recipe adapted from Chef Zac Campbell of Eventful Moments. Campbell makes this Asian/Mexican fusion of guacamole for Day of the Dead celebrations.... More

Dinner Tonight: Taquitos de Papa

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 4 comments

Though I know the idea of a potato filling, like this one from Diana Kennedy's Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy, might seem too boring and starchy, it comes out absolutely delectable. The combination of waxy potatoes and the complex chili sauce comes together quickly and with little effort. It's so good that you could spoon this onto a store-bought tortilla and be done. I wouldn't complain. More

Rick Bayless's Bacon and Tomato Guacamole

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 10 comments

Fiesta at Rick's by Rick Bayless is a must-have for anyone who's enamored of all things avocado-related. And if guacamole is your thing (but really, who doesn't love it?) Fiesta at Rick's has some of the tastiest variations out there. With a fruit as creamy, rich, and versatile as the avocado there are countless ingredients that can be added to the mix—mango for sweetness, toasted pumpkin seeds for a nutty crunch, and, of course, bacon. This Bacon and Tomato Guacamole takes the classic flavors of a BLT and pairs them with smooth avocado, and spicy, smokey chipotles in adobo, along with the lime, onion, and cilantro. More

Cook the Book: Herb Green Ceviche with Cucumber

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

My goal for Cook the Book this week was to put together a menu for a summer party that would be cool and stress free for the host, minimizing time spent in a hot kitchen but still filled with dishes that were not only easy to prepare but also really enjoyable. And this this Herb Green Ceviche with Cucumber from Fiesta at Rick's by Rick Bayless hits all of the marks. More

The Crisper Whisperer: Sweet and Savory -- 5 Summer Foods That Swing Both Ways

Serious Eats Carolyn Cope 13 comments

From savory sautéed rhubarb to avocado milkshakes, surprise your palate with these five summer ingredients that can switch hit from savory to sweet with the best of them. With summer officially here, vegabundance is on its way, so prepare now to keep it exciting. More

The Crisper Whisperer: Beyond Guacamole - 5 Ways to Use Avocados

Serious Eats Carolyn Cope 95 comments

To some of us, an overabundance of avocados sounds like the makings of a Lifetime Achievement Award. But the Crisper Whisperer serves at the pleasure of serious eaters everywhere, and Californians, Floridians and other highly evolved specimens are looking for a way to move beyond guacamole. Read on to learn (and share your own) avocado tips and tricks with the fortunate and unfortunate alike. More

Cakespy: Chocolate Avocado Cake With Avocado Buttercream

Serious Eats cakespy 37 comments

Plus, with the Super Bowl—only the biggest avocado consumption day of the year—just around the corner, chances are you might have an extra avocado or two lying around. Why not make use of it by making a sweet treat full of good fat? More

Alton Brown's Sardine-Avocado Sandwiches

Serious Eats Erin Zimmer 22 comments

Or the "sardicado" sandwich.... More

Dinner Tonight: Roasted Beet, Goat Cheese, and Avocado Sandwiches

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 12 comments

[Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger] I've seen too many veggie sandwiches fail. Usually marketed as the "healthy option," the sandwich's downfall always seems to be its overabundance. Without meat, people tend to stuff it with as many vegetables as possible. But a... More

Cook the Book: Smoked Ham with Avocado and Butter

Serious Eats Grace Kang 13 comments

Avocado adds a great creamy element to sandwiches, and I'm glad to see it in a sandwich that doesn't call for sprouts. I don't understand how anyone eats those threadlike sprouts. I almost gag every time I try them. Plus,... More

Cook the Book: Wilted Spinach and Avocado Salad With Warm Bacon Dressing

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 1 comment

You've probably had a salad with bacon bits at some point in your life. But why not go all in with this Wilted Spinach and Avocado Salad With Warm Bacon Dressing? It's from this week's Cook the Book, The Bacon... More

Dinner Tonight: Chilled Avocado Soup

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 12 comments

I don’t usually screw around with avocados. They don’t cook particularly well, smelling almost egg-like after a while. But I wanted to explore the world outside of guacamole for a change. A chilled avocado soup sounded perfect. No cooking at... More

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