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Avocado Pistachio Pâté with Melba Toast

Avocado Pistachio Pate with Melba Toast-7760This rustic pâté is an all-time favorite of ours and I’ve been making it forever. I always keep a few avocados stored in the refrigerator as we tend to use them often in various salads, sandwiches and on occasions, smoothies. And of course, who doesn’t love guacamole. Continue reading

Smoked Mackerel Pâté with Preserved Lemons

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It has been a busy week and this time it had nothing to do with cooking or baking. When you have lived in a home for several years there are inevitable repairs and fresh coats of paint needed. Even though the work was nothing major, the areas in the house being repaired are turned upside down and workmen are in and out of the house all day long. The lingering smell of paint is never very pleasant and I always leave a few large onions peeled and quartered on a tray (in each room painted) overnight, which really helps to remove the smell of paint. Once the repairs and painting have finished (which felt like forever), next comes the cleaning and putting everything back in its place. When everything is so disorganized I like making something quick and easy, to keep in the fridge when hunger strikes… like this delicious smoked mackerel pâté. Continue reading

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