Homemade Guacamole

Homemade guacamole in a molcajete surrounded by tortilla chips.

Before we do anything else, let’s all agree that good guacamole begins with good avocados.

And as a matter of fact, if we did nothing other than mash up a couple of good avocados and sprinkle it with a pinch of salt or two, it’d still be pretty great.

Granted, almost no one stops there. But you could easily enough! The best guacamole tends to be the simplest.

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Slow-roasted Nuts with Sage Leaves

slow-roasted nuts with sage leaves served in a bowl on a table

Roasted nuts are one of our go-to snacks: peanuts, hazelnuts, almonds, walnuts, you name it. And these slow-roasted nuts with sage leaves take that to the next level.

Serve with lemonade, beer, wine, cocoa, tea, coffee, or what have you. It all works.

And don’t get me started on how welcoming the house smells when your people walk in the door.

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