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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 Your Signature Guacamole

Are you curious to find out what signature guacamole add-ins you like best? Check out these four variations of our classic recipe. What will your favorite signature add-in be?

Find your Signature Guacamole Style

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: America's Test Kitchen

Date: 10.15.2014

Avocado Hummus Recipe

Adding avocados to a traditional hummus recipe creates an extra velvety texture, while bringing in a nutty, almost floral flavor to the mix, and resulting in a fun, vibrant green hummus.

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By: California Avocado Commission

Date: 05.19.2014

10 Essential Grilling Tips

By following a few simple grilling tips you will become a backyard hero with all of your summer grilling recipes grilled to perfection. 10 Essential Grilling Tips

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By: America's Test Kitchen

Date: 04.15.2014

Avocado Salad with Shrimp and Pink Grapefruit

New avocado salad! We came up with a delicious new spring/summer salad with seasonal ingredients like grapefruit, orange zest and California grown avocados.

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 01.27.2015

2015 Big Game Guacamole Round-up

Big Game Guacamole recipes for Sunday Football Championships.

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By: America's Test Kitchen

Date: 04.23.2014

How to Find Your Signature Guacamole Recipe

As far as dips go, it’s hard to beat a classic guacamole recipe. The key to the best guacamole recipe, though, is the confidence to spice it up!

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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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