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Green Gazpacho Shots from The Goodness of Avocado

  If you ask people how an avocado tastes, the first word that often appears is “smooth.” “Velvet” and “buttery” come close behind. It’s the only food I can think of where “taste” becomes “texture.” I’m a gazpacho addict, and you can find many gazpacho recipes on this site. It used to be my summer…

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Crab and Mango Salsa from The Goodness of Avocado

  I like crab. And I like tropical fruit. And I like salsa. So, this is just my recipe. Here’s a savory salsa that can make a Tostito spin in your mouth. I know, people say crab is sweet. That mango is sweet. Look, sugar is sweet. Crab and mango taste like crab and mango. But,…

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Crab, Saffron and Gruyere Tart from Make Mine a Martini

  In Make Mine a Martini, author Kay Plunkett-Hogge presents this an array of cocktails for you to consider, not just a wonderful martini. There are classics here and some new ones, like The Fine & Dandy, a combo of lemon juice, Cointreau and gin. But this book is really more: a cocktail party book…

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TBT Recipe: Corn and Crab Bisque

  I first posted this recipe in 2013. It's the perfect summer soup idea: corn, of course, and crab. On a hot night, this soup and a salad are a meal unto themselves. The bisque is not simple and requires a little time and lots of ingredients. It's worth every herb and every minutes. Domaine…

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