FOOD 101: Avocado, Possibly America’s Favorite Fruit

[1] By far the most popular use for avocados in the U.S.: guacamole (photo © Cabo Flats | Miami). [2] We love an avocado salad with a balsamic vinaigrette (photo © Love One Today | Hass Avocado Board). [3] Elegance is having a two-tier dish (photo © Richard Sandoval Hospitality). [4] Avocado toast, luxury-style, topped…
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HALLOWEEN FOOD FUN: Skeleton Barware & Drink Glasses

[1] For Halloween and beyond, barware to meet all needs. Here, a carafe with a bottle of KAH blanco tequila (both photos © Pottery Barn). [2] A double old fashioned glass with a blood-red cocktail, like Satan’s Whiskers.   We’d use these glasses year-round, but they may be a very welcome substitute for fine chocolates.…
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Mexican Meatloaf & Other Special Cinco De Mayo Recipes

[1] “Mexican” Meatloaf, with south-of-the-border ingredients (photo © Pampered Chef. [2] Tortilla chips get crumbled and added to the chopped meat. But you can serve whole chips on the side—with salsa or guacamole (photo © Good Eggs. [3] Poblano (photo courtesy Rio Luna Peppers | Facebook. [4] A deep covered baker is a versatile kitchen…
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