We had big plans last week to have both sets of grandparents over for a feast of food that could only be eaten with our fingers. (fun idea? I think so.) On the menu? Barbecue ribs, roasted red potatoes, cheesy garlic bread, chips and homemade guacamole, fresh veggies and dip and peanut butter cupcakes.
we got sick. And we didn’t want to expose the beloved grandparents to this horrid flu, so we decided to make the meal a little bit more simple.
So, we ordered pizza and luckily I made the guacamole (easy recipe below) before the GREAT FLU FEST OF 2009 overtook our cozy home. Although it wasn’t quite the feast we had prepared, it was still delicious (hello? IT’S PIZZA!) and we had fun. We sat in the living room using just paper towels as our plates and we played Uno and Zingo and read (a ton of) books.
It was perfect. In it’s own special, very mucous-y, yet delicious way.
Because I’m all about the sharing, here is this recipe for fresh guacamole…IT IS YUM.
3 very ripe avacados
3 roma tomatoes (gently core inside, then dice)
1 large lime
red onion (use about a 1/4 of a cup, when not pregnant, I love it and I dice it up real nice, when I’m pregnant, OHMYGOD it’s evil and shall not even enter my home)
1 hot pepper (or jalapeno pepper) slice and dice as much as you wish. The more you use, the kickier the guac.
Green onions (finely chopped…again, add as much as you’d like, I typically add 1/2 cup)
2 garlic gloves
1/2 a bunch of cilantro (finally chopped)
salt and pepper to taste
Mix together and dip your chips. Enjoy!
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