Absolutely Avocados by Gaby Dalkin

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An incredible collection of recipes just for avocado lovers

If you love avocados, but don't know what to do with them other than serve them with tortilla chips, this is the perfect cookbook for you. With its buttery texture and subtle flavor, the avocado pairs well with meat and seafood, makes a great topping for burgers and salads, and adds a wonderful creaminess to dips, sauces, and even desserts. Absolutely Avocados presents delightfully delicious new ways to use avocados in breakfasts, lunches, salads, snacks, and plenty of the ways you haven't even imagined.

But this is more than just a book of avocado recipes; it's also the first cookbook from renowned blogger Gaby Dalkin. Displaying her fresh and simple cooking style—a mix of California casual with a healthy dose of Southwestern flair—Gaby's recipes are ideal for anyone who loves avocados or just scrumptious meals. Features 75 to-die-for recipes like Crab and Avocado Quesadilla and Avocado and Tuna Ceviche The first book by popular food blogger and avocado expert Gaby Dalkin Illustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs from acclaimed food photographer Matt Armendariz Includes an introductory section that describes common varieties of avocado and includes foolproof advice on cutting, storing, and picking ripe avocados at the market

If you love avocados and fresh, delicious meals, this is the ideal cookbook for you. Absolutely Avocados serves up a wide range of recipes that get the most of out of this popular but under-used food.


About Gaby Dalkin

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Gaby Dalkin is a trained chef, recipe developer and food/lifestyle writer based in Los Angeles. Her food and recipe blog, WhatsGabyCooking.com features original recipes and images that inspire and delight even the pickiest of palates, along with anecdotes from Gaby's life on-the-go. Gaby is a regular contributor to Food Network, and her recipes and writing have also been featured on HGTV, the Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair, Saveur, Design*Sponge, Glamour, PBS, and The Kitchn. In addition, her world-famous Slutty Brownies were mentioned on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and E!'s Fashion Police. In 2009, Gaby founded the National Food Bloggers Bake Sale, an event that brings together food bloggers from across the country in support of Share Our Strength's efforts to end childhood hunger. You can find Gaby online at WhatsGabyCooking.com and follow her on Twitter @whatsgabycookin.
Published April 23, 2013 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 192 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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While Absolutely Avocados does contain some “typical” avocado recipes, like guacamole, she puts her own spin on them to keep them from being boring or repetitive.

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