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Fresh Mexican Mango Salsa  

We lived for a while in a small village, Quimixto, a short boat ride from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in Banderas Bay. The fruits ripened at the same time; avocados, papaya, mangos and bananas. When you are accustomed to paying a dollar for one avocado there is a frenzy to eat all you can and find as many ways as possible to use the fruits. Then you begin to notice the wisdom of the villagers. They fed this bounty to the pigs, a true environmental recycle. The pigs' diet was largely coconuts, mango, papaya, avacados and bananas resulting in meat that was succulent, tender and unusually flavorful.

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