Easy Homemade Guacamole

Easy Guacamole you can make in a jiffy all summer long // My Cooking Spot

Susannah from Feast + West here with another summer appetizer. It’s just not summer without a few chip-and-dip recipes, if you ask me. Chips, salsa and guac are the quintessential party foods at every summer get-together.

It’s taken me a long time, but I have finally mastered my easy guacamole recipe. It’s quick and only requires a few ingredients, though it’s a good idea to plan ahead when you make guacamole. The key is ripe avocados — they mash the best and give the most flavor — so you’ll need to buy them in advance. (Hint: I always use two forks to mash the avocados into a mostly smooth consistency with a few chunks remaining.)

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Avocado Watermelon & Tomatillo Skewers with Jalepeno Honey Lime Vinaigrette

This fruit skewer is juicy, tart, creamy, and spicy all in one bite. They disappeared first at the party!

Hi there! Stephanie here. This is my first contribution to My Cooking Spot, and I really hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do. If you follow my blog, you’ll know that I grew up in Texas and really, really love Mexican food. I grew up cooking with my friends’ abuelitas, and really can’t get enough of the nuanced style of Mexican and Tex-Mex cooking.

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Vegan Fish Tacos with Creamy Avocado Salsa Verde Sauce


Taco Tuesday is tomorrow, and I wanted to get a head start with this delicious fish taco recipe. I wanted to share today so you could make these for tomorrow.

Actually, this recipe is perfect for today’s meatless monday too. Do these fish tacos look good to you? Because these crispy little fish tacos are actually not fish, this is a new product from Gardein Golden Fishless Filets. They are vegan, vegetarian and not real fish, but tastes just like fish!

I am very impressed with these fish tacos if I don’t say so myself. They were so easy and fast to put together. I just threw my filets in the oven for a few minutes and constructed our tacos for a delish dinner.

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Jicama Salad

A refreshing, tasty, and interesting salad perfect for the summer

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Ok so yes, this recipe is Mexican-inspired. And yes, yesterday was Cinco de Mayo. But who says you can’t post a Mexican-inspired recipe the day after Cinco de Mayo?

No one has told me not to, so I’m doing it. And I think you’ll be really happy.

This Jicama Salad is perfect for the warmer months to come. There’s no need to turn on your oven. You only need a little time to chop all your veggies.

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