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CNN: Don’t get Jason Mraz talking about his avocado farm. You’ll never get around to speaking about his music.

Jason Mraz isn’t just a singer and songwriter — he’s also a proud avocado farmer.

When the San Diego singer-songwriter was in Los Angeles promoting his new album, “We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things,” he couldn’t hide his excitement about his five-acre orchard.

“I do sell my avocados,” he told CNN. “I mean, they don’t have a sticker on them that say that these are from the Mraz Farms, but I moved into an area that all of us are avocado farmers. My trees are 25-30 years old and, two or three times a year, [workers] come through and they pick ’em all. Believe me, our kitchen is just like decked out with them. We’re constantly washing them, we’re eating them and we’re giving them to all our friends.”

Mraz says he makes a great guacamole. But he’s even prouder of his “Chocomole” — a healthy chocolate mousse made with avocados.

He says the creamy texture of the avocados will trick your tastebuds into thinking it’s a traditional dessert.

“You will freak when you try this chocolate mousse. There’s no sugar in it, there’s no soy products in it, there’s no tofu. You’re just eating a raw chocolate mousse,” he said.

All around the world, vegans are salivating. Here’s the recipe — straight from the secret recipe file in Jason’s avocado-shaped noggin.

Mraz’s Chocomole Recipe:

Note: This will make a huge bowl big enough for a family of four. You’ll want to share this with friends.

Mash up 5 ripened avocados

Add 1 – 2 cups of chopped or blended dates

1 soft cup of raw cacao

1 easy cup of raw carob powder

1 tbsp. vanilla

Add a few long pours of agave nectar to sweeten to liking

Then add half cups of cocoa and keep adding until chocolate taste is right. Careful not to overdo it — if you add too much, it can get bitter.

You will love.

Enjoy,
Jason

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Just a note to folks who love YouTube videos where people cover your favorite bands. Check out Boyce Avenue. They’re pretty fantastic.And nice to look at.[Now if I could just get this damned Coldplay song out of my head…]

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With the DNC RBC seating of MI and FL delegates, I think its fair to say, considering the Chuck Todd math, that it is over, and the Dems have a nominee in Barack Obama. He’s ours.

PS: I love Jason Mraz and Chuck Todd. And isn’t Harold Ickes a dick? Props to Wexler, Levin, and Brazille, who I thought were outstanding. And a big time hug for the hardwork done by Phil McNamara at the DNC.

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With the DNC RBC seating of MI and FL delegates, I think its fair to say, considering the Chuck Todd math, that it is over, and the Dems have a nominee in Barack Obama. He’s ours.

PS: I love Jason Mraz and Chuck Todd. And isn’t Harold Ickes a dick? Props to Wexler, Levin, and Brazille, who I thought were outstanding. And a big time hug for the hardwork done by Phil McNamara at the DNC.

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With the DNC RBC seating of MI and FL delegates, I think its fair to say, considering the Chuck Todd math, that it is over, and the Dems have a nominee in Barack Obama. He’s ours.

PS: I love Jason Mraz and Chuck Todd. And isn’t Harold Ickes a dick? Props to Wexler, Levin, and Brazille, who I thought were outstanding. And a big time hug for the hardwork done by Phil McNamara at the DNC.

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Clay Aiken

TMZ: TMZ has learned Clay Aiken is going to be a daddy. In case you didn’t process that, Clay Aiken is going to be a daddy.

Here’s what we know. Multiple sources tell us the mother is Jaymes Foster, a record producer and Clay’s best friend. He lives at her home when he’s in L.A.

We’re told 50-year-old Foster, who produced several Aiken CDs, is due in August. She’s the sister of record mogul David Foster. She divorced a few years back and has no kids. Aiken is 29.

The London Showcase of Jason Mraz‘s latest album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.

CNN: Cyndi McCain releases her tax returns.

ABC News: John McCain appears relatively healthy, releases health records.

Minnepolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: Poor Larry Craig. During the Sunday, May 25 Saints game, the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a bobblefoot. The design is a bathroom stall, with a foot that peaks out of the bottom and “taps” up and down. The day coincides with National Tap Dance Day.

Just Jared: Amy Winehouse out, Beyonce in for latest Bond theme.

Roll Call takes a look at Rep. Artur Davis has his political future.

Madison Capitol Times: A ruling is expected soon involving same-sex marriage in Wisconsin.

Creep

One of the best songs of all time. Period.