People love this highly flavored, not too spicy dip. To make ahead, combine all ingredients except the avocado. Cover and chill, and then gently stir in the freshly diced avocado just before serving.
- Recipe: Avocado-Black Bean Salsa
The flavors are mild here, so the sweet crab has a chance to shine. Fold the ingredients in gently; you want them to be well mixed but still chunky. Serve cold with your favorite tortilla chips.
- Recipe: Crab-and-Avocado Salsa
Oranges and chipotle peppers create a delightful sweet-smoky combo that is tasty on many types of meat, from mild seafood to hearty steaks. Jicama is a turnip-shaped root vegetable with a very mild taste and a pleasant crunch.
- Recipe: Smoky Orange-Jicama Salsa
What’s the secret to getting the best flavor out of your eggplant? Grill it—or just stick it under the broiler! The key is to get it soft on the inside and charred on the outside.
Recipe: Caviar D’Aubergine
These delightful little puff pastries taste best when served warm. The tasty sauce is a simple combination of coarse-grained mustard mixed with sour cream.
Fresh rosemary, cayenne pepper, and lemon zest are just the right harmony of flavors to bring the cod, artichokes, and white beans together. Preparation is as easy as combining ingredients in a food processor.
Recipe: Cod, Artichoke, & White Bean Dip
This shellfish alternative to the typical fish seviche calls for cooked shrimp. Turn up the heat with habanero chile and garlic, and then tame it with sweet avocado and mango.
A light combination of mayonnaise, red onion, celery, and lemon doesn’t overpower the refreshing flavor of chopped lobster. Serve with crackers, pita chips, or raw veggies.
Recipe: Vineyard Lobster Dip