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Salsa and Red Bean Dip — Sometimes simpler is better

Serves 6 to 8
Adapted from Woman’s Day magazine

We had some friends over the other night and I wanted to make something new. A dip maybe?
My wife had found this recipe in Woman’s Day magazine and I decided to give it a try.
It is just store bought salsa and red beans (or black or white) mixed in a blender. What could be more simple?
The results: a delicious dip that is ready in a minute or two. Give this a try. You will not be disappointed.

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Guacamole

Guacamole
This recipe has been developed over the last 20 years
Serve 4 to 6

My family loves fresh guacamole.  I have been making it for a long time and this recipe has evolved over the years.  It contains a few tricks and some different ingredients, but it tastes great and always disappears.  One of the secrets is seeding the tomatoes.  This reduces the amount of liquid in the guacamole and makes for a better consistency.  Remember to start with “soft to the touch” avocados; so buy your avocados early and let them ripen on the counter.  Guacamole is all about the avocados!

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