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Guacamole (Quick and Dirty)

When my husband and I were dating, our favorite haunt was a Mexican restaurant in Jackson. We were broke, and he didn’t like guacamole. So, I always stole his. After a year or so, he decided to try it. After then there was no more extra guac for me. He’s come a long way in his culinary adventure. He supports my food obsessions and recipe experiments wholeheartedly. He is also brave enough to taste the latest concoction without reservation. Sometimes, he sits at the bar with a glass of wine to “supervise” the kitchen, listen to music, and recount the day. Baby, this guac is for you!!

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Pimiento Cheese

My grandmother ALWAYS had pimiento cheese in her refrigerator. It was one of the treats that I sought out within 15 minutes of arriving at her house. It was savory, a little spicy, and oh so special! We ate it on crackers for a snack, on celery sticks as a side dish to fancy meals or melted on rye bread as cheese toast for breakfast or lunch. It’s just one of those things that tastes like home.

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