The man looked at the avocado.
“You are trying to kill me,” he said.
“You’re not allergic to avocado. That’s your brother,” I said.
“Avocados aren’t going to kill you,” I said. “This is positive salsa. Did you know that if you think positively, you will feel better about this salsa?”
Salsa – Avocado Style
This is adapted from the Moosewood Restaurant Recipe
- 3 whole avocados (If using Maine avocados, which are tiny, you honestly might want to use 4)
- 1 cup tomatoes (diced)
- .5 cup onions (diced)
- .5 cup cucumbers (diced)
- .5 cup red peppers (diced)
- .25 cup lime juice
- .25 tsp salt
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp cilantro
- .5 tsp cayenne pepper
Look. Dicing is hard. You’ve diced it all up, right? Good.
Combine every single thing in that list in the bowl. DO NOT SECOND GUESS YOURSELF! YOU HAVE THIS.
Leave it alone for 10 minutes.
Man Verdict: Carrie hates me.
Dog Verdict: YOU CAN EAT THIS WITH TORTILLA CHIPS! WE LOVE TORTILLA CHIPS!
Carrie Verdict: This is the best food. Ever.
Book Expo America
I will be at BEA tomorrow, Friday, from 11:30 to noon at the Lerner Booth. I will look like I am from Maine. Come hang out!
TIME STOPPERS THE MIDDLE GRADE SERIES OF AWESOME
Time Stoppers’s third book comes out this summer. It’s been called a cross between Harry Potter and Percy Jackson, but with heart. It takes place in Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine. I need to think of awesome ways to promote it because this little book series is the book series of my own middle grade heart. Plus, I wrote it for the Emster. Plus, it is fun.
DOGS ARE SMARTER THAN PEOPLE
And finally, the podcast DOGS ARE SMARTER THAN PEOPLE is still chugging along. Thanks to all of you who keep listening to our weirdness. We’re sorry we laugh so much… sort of.