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Avocados--they're not just for salads anymore.
Take your taste buds beyond the ordinary with more than 50 recipes featuring the buttery smoothness of this favorite fruit. Soothe your palate with the delicate flavors of Avocado Crab Puffs. Warm up a cold winter's night with Avocado and Almond Soup or impress your friends with your zesty Guacamole with Attitude. 24 color photos.
About the "Cook West Series": Savor the flavors of the West. Each book in the Cook West Series celebrates the tastes, colors, aromas, and ingredients that create the food of the American West. Home cooks and industry professionals alike will welcome these single-ingredient cookbooks into their kitchens. Each title in the "Cook West Series" offers 50 original recipes and helpful tips to impress, inspire, and invigorate. Western cuisine is gaining in popularity, and rightly so! Where, but in the West, can one experience the marital bliss of chile and chocolate? Or a refreshing glass of prickly pear lemonade on a hot summer day? Soothe your soul with the creaminess of avocado or allow your taste buds to dance around a tantalizing olive. Enjoy the pleasantly stimulating aroma of roasting garlic or the zesty tang of cilantro. From rubs and sauces to delightful desserts, Western cooks have laid claim to a culinary art as original and distinct as the landscape itself. Conveniently sized and affordably priced, each book in the "Cook West Series" is the perfect addition for every cookbook library.