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Old 02-10-2008, 09:05 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Constance View Post
Avocados are cheap here right now...DH bought some Friday that were 4 for one dollar. We've had them on salads and in guacamole, but I want to use them another way.
DH has been craving something with re-fried beans, which I have. I have no tortillas, but I do have corn chips.
I also have ground beef, canned diced tomatoes, rice, etc.

Does anyone have an idea for me?
YUM! Avocados!

How about a big juicy burger topped w avocado, melted cheese, tomatoes (& bacon, if you have some). You could drain the tomaters and incorporate them into the burger mix (w onions & crushed corn chips).

Or avocado fries - dipped in (beer) batter.

Cornmeal-Crusted Avocado Fries with Trio of Relishes

One of my fave avocado sites:

California Avocado Commission

I forgot one - Bumped into these yummy-looking potato pancakes (if you have some taters), w avos, tomatoes, etc.

Potato cakes with avocado, tomato & prosciutto

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Old 02-12-2008, 05:54 PM   #12
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That burger sounds wonderful! Unfortunately, I only have canned tomatoes, but it's definitely on my to do list!

Thank all of you for your suggestions. Kim ended up freezing the burger and cooking steak last night, since it was my birthday. Unfortunately, through no fault of his, the steak was tough.
Tonight, he's going to chop up what's left, and I may end up turning it into taco pie...you know, the one with the crescent roll crust and the crushed corn chips.
I'll serve it with sliced avocado, and jarred salsa.

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Old 02-12-2008, 07:03 PM   #13
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4 for one dollar? WOW.

I mash ripe avocado and spread on my toast as breakfast.
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Old 02-12-2008, 09:25 PM   #14
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Exclamation How much powdered sugar?

Originally Posted by wysiwyg View Post
Peel and mash one avocado, add lemon juice and powder sugar... mix well and chill.
This is avocado cream, a popular dessert from Brazil.
This sounds delicious!

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