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Avocado Relish with Cherry Tomatoes

This is one of my favorite condiments ever and it’s so easy.  The first time I had it was on top of an omelet at the Crowne Royal in downtown Tulsa.  It was so good that I had to make it when I got home.

Ever since then, I make it up every so often to top homemade omelets, tacos, roasted pork, beef, or really anything that needs a little extra sweetness and saltiness.

One note: even though this is an avocado relish, the key to really making it tick is to use good cherry tomatoes.  The acid, natural sugars, and bold earthiness of the cherry tomatoes take this from a nice avocado condiment to a fantastic relish.

Now, without further ado.

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AsparagusIt’s Valentine’s Day, what are you going to do for romance?  How about a nice

Asparagus and Avocado Salad

Now, maybe you think I’ve lost my mind here and you probably wouldn’t be too far off.  But see, I know my other #letslunch compatriots are going to do romantic meals with chocolate and probably strawberries and all that fancy schmancy romantic stuff.  But I’ve found that romance is really something you have to tackle on a case-by-case basis.

AvocadoFor instance, if you want to romance me with food, show up with sushi.  Or crab legs.  Preferrably both.  And a nice sweet champagne.

If you tried that on my wife, well a) you’d have me to deal with but b) she hates seafood and doesn’t much like champagne.  She’s more of a chocolate only kind of gal.

So I’ve decided to do what I do best and turn this romantic Valentine’s Day into nice cheap potty humor.  How you might ask?  With a little help from the Romans.

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