Easy, delicious and unexpected recipes with California Avocados.

The Bomblette! (Avocado Omelette)

avocado omelette

Written by Sara O’Donell of Brunch is a big part of my life. And that sounds so snooty, doesn’t it? But you see, for me… Family + Friends = Brunch. And that’s not so snooty, right? I know how to feed a Brunch crowd. Chilaquiles to Lemon Curd. People say my bacon is perfect. […]

What in the Heck is a Pintxo?

avocado tapas

Tasty Tapas with California Avocados I love to graze on tapas, those flavorful small-bite dishes from Spain. So being a fan a tapas I was surprised when a colleague suggested we create some California Avocado recipes for “pintxos.” I thought, “What in the heck is a pintxo?” I found out that pintxos (pronounced “Peent-chos” and […]

California Avocado Salad with Grapefruit, Pineapple and Cucumber

avocado salad

As far as fruits go, there are few that are as versatile as the characteristically creamy and flavorful California Avocado. They are simple, rich, and velvety and pair especially well with a wide range of ingredients–sweet, tart, bitter, and crunchy–for new taste sensations. At America’s Test Kitchen, we add California Avocados to many dishes to […]

Why You Should Peel Avocados

peel avocado

By peeling avocados, you gain access to the most nutrient-dense part of the fruit closest to the peel. Everyone has a personal preference on how to cut California Avocados – but using this ‘nick and peel’ technique allows you to make the most of your avocado while maximizing the nutritional benefits. Here’s how to cut […]

Pickling and Preserving Avocados


Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled … Avocados? Yup, it’s true! Well maybe not the part about Peter Piper; I’m not sure what was in that little rascal’s basket … but it is true that you can pickle avocados! Are you surprised? It’s just one way of preserving avocados. Hi! I’m Chris from The […]