Avocado with Balsamic Vinegar: Simple and Perfect

Avocado with Balsamic Vinegar: Simple and Perfect

“How long have you been here?” I asked the waitress. Suzi and I were in Giorgione, a new restaurant we found in Soho, eleven blocks from where we live. “Oh, I think, we have been here fifteen years,” the waitress said. Uh, “new for us” restaurant I guess. I felt a...
Green Gazpacho Shots from The Goodness of Avocado

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...
Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups from Eat Drink Shine

Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups from Eat Drink Shine

  I recently posted a review of Eat Drink Shine, from authors who are triplets and who founded the very successful Shine restaurant in Boulder. The sisters do promote healthy food and cooking but have quite the flair for doing it in style. The recipes fall into the...
Shrimp and Caramelized Onion Salad

Shrimp and Caramelized Onion Salad

Here’s a list of good things: shrimp, caramelized onion, jalapeno, citrus, avocado, and corn. Take any two or three of these and you could concoct a good dish. Use them all in this salad and you have a sensational main dish. Light, refreshing and just a tad sharp to...