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Spicy guacamole dips can add flavor and intrigue to your next party or other get together. Whether you are making something for your friends and family at home or an office party, flavorful and spicy guacamole dips can bring some diversity to your food at the event. There are many different guacamole recipes for you to choose from.
What is guacamole? Guacamole is a popular dip that is made from mashed and spiced avocados. Guacamole itself is a fairly straightforward creation, but its flavor can be enhanced and changed in many ways. Classic guacamole recipes generally include onions and tomatoes in addition to the avocado to make the paste. Different spices can be added, but usually spices used in Tex Mex cuisine, like cumin, black pepper, salt, and similar things, are used. However, avocados’ f (more…)
Did you know that guacamole originated with the Aztecs in Mexico approximately 500 years ago? Guacamole is traditionally made using avocados, and this dip can be eaten in a variety of different ways. There are several types of guacamole available, and each one is able to be utilized in various classic guacamole recipes.
1. What is guacamole? All forms of guacamole use avocado as their main ingredient. However, different food items can be added to guacamole in order to modify its flavor. For example, some classic guacamole recipes call for garlic, lime juice, tomato, and onion, while others require the addition of jalapenos and red peppers in order to make spicy guacamole dip. Fortunately, adding more vegetable (more…)
Salsa nutrition can really depend on the individual salsa brand that you buy. Salsa is an incredibly popular dip, so many different brands make their own salsas. Also, “salsa” is a pretty general word for a whole family of spicy dips, rather than just those made with tomatoes and onions, so different kinds of salsa can vary significantly in their nutritive and caloric content.
What is salsa? “Salsa” is actually just the Spanish word for sauce, though it is generally used in American to refer specifically to a family of sauces and dips of Mexican origin. Most people think of tomato based dips when they think of “salsa”, but there are many other kinds of salsa. Salsas can be made with many different vegetables as a base (more…)
Commercial kitchens are unique in their need to stay functional for extended periods of time as they function for both food prep and cooking. By that token, the continued use of appliances and utilities means that commercial kitchens can account for up to 50 percent of a restaurants energy bill. By insuring that everything is in perfect working order and that you are following catering equipment maintenance guidelines, you can keep energy bills under control and commercial kitchen repair costs down.
A majority of your appliances may require occasional calibration and upkeep to insure that you are not risking food safety issues as well. For example, com (more…)
What is hummus? Hummus is delicious, that’s what it is. Who would have thought that mashed up chickpeas, little bit of lemon juice, and maybe some garlic could be such an exquisite meal. If you can’t already tell, I’m a big fan of the hummus spread.
Although I really enjoy just about any spicy hummus dip, my favorite would have to be roasted garlic hummus dip. This specific hummus spread incorporates pretty much all of my favorite things. It’s also a relatively easy hummus recipe to make and impress your friends with. First of all let me state that hummus is actually a pretty healthy dish and roasted garlic hummus is no exception. Although there are such thing (more…)
Guacamole is an immensely popular condiment, dip, and salad component in the United States that originated in Mexico with the Aztec civilization. In Aztec language, “guacamole” essentially translates to “avocado sauce” and unsurprisingly, guacamole is made from crushing avocados and adding things like olive oil, lemon juice, tomatoes, garlic, and sea salt.
One of the main reasons to eat guacamole is because of the guacamole nutritional benefits. Guacamole is chock full of Vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and healthy fats, which when eaten in the right amount, can provide a number of health benefits. For instance, the fiber and potassium found in many fresh guacamole dips can help to regulate good digestion. In addition, because it is a whole food made mostly from a fruit, there is less sodium, which means eating (more…)
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