Adventurous Avocado Recipes

Move over, guacamole: Try these three great new ways to enjoy this luscious fruit.

Chilled Avocado Soup
Photo: Jennifer Davick

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Avocados have been around for some 7,000 years, but only recently have they become something more than a tortilla chip’s best friend. Americans now eat about four pounds of avocados every year. Here are some delicious, inventive ways to make the most of them at mealtime.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.