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Celebrate Guacamole Day (Sept 16)

Guacamole is a fantastic Mexican food that has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few decades, so much so that it has a cult following. It’s a staple dish for vegans and the health-conscious, but really guacamole is for everyone to enjoy.

This avocado-based dish is super tasty and very versatile. You can feast on it at lunch, enjoy it as an evening snack, or add it to a fancy buffet when you have guests

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Fantastic Fish Tacos in Dallas

pinktaco_bajafish.jpgby Steven Doyle

Baja seems to be the best place to tag the origins of the fish taco. All my research points there, at least as far as North Americans are concerned. The true fact is somewhat murkier and no doubt flies back to the times of the original tortilla. You place between the fold with whatever you my have on hand. If that is a shard of beef, then it is a beef taco. For our early fishermen, it was the fish taco. Simple enough.

These special tacos are served at beach shacks as well as posh dining establishments, and the recipe continues to evolve. With choices ranging from grilled mahi mahi with tomatillo salsa to boiled lobster with chipotle lime butter, there really is something for everyone. The one thing that we all might agree on is that the best fish tacos are the ones eaten hot as you drip dry in the sun waiting for the next swell. Continue reading

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