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How To's


If it has to do with avocados, then you'll find it here. We've got great advice and clever ideas on just about everything you can do with an avocado.

How to Buy, Ripen & Use Avocados

Once you have a California Avocado in hand, you’ll likely have a few questions. We can answer them all.

How to Identify Avocado Varieties

Start with Bacon and work your way to Zutano. Learn how to recognize all types of avocado.

How To Grow an Avocado Tree

Almost anyone can grow an avocado tree with a little TLC. Read professional recommendations and insider info.


How to Peel an Avocado

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 and peel an avocado.

Learn How to Peel an Avocado

How to Find California Avocados

California Avocados are available from Spring - Fall. During this time frame they are available at stores around the United States. Get tips on finding and correctly identifying California Avocados.

How to Find California Avocados

From our Blog

Discover more California Avocado tips, tricks, facts and fun.

By: Dara Michalski

Date: 06.09.2014

Father’s Day with Miles Between

This version nixes the Hollandaise and replaces it with guacamole that gets its flavor from creamy, ripe California Avocados and a touch of smoky heat from chipotle peppers.

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 07.25.2014

Drink your Avocados: 4 Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

With hundreds of thousands of combinations of fruits, veggies and natural sweeteners, smoothies make it easy to get the nutritional benefits of breakfast without getting boring.

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 04.24.2014

Cinco de Mayo Contest: What’s Your Guacamole Style?

When it comes to guac, I know one size – or recipe – does not fit all, so we are giving you options.

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 02.25.2015

How Avocado Oil is Made

Avocado oil is a topic we’re asked about frequently.

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By: Chris Scheuer

Date: 08.05.2014

Pickling and Preserving Avocados

It's true that you can pickle avocados! Are you surprised? It's just one way of preserving avocados.

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 07.09.2014

Seven-Layer Avocado Salad in a Mason Jar

Here’s a step-by-step approach for making the recipe Seven Layer Salad in a Mason Jar with variation ideas, too.

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