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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: Rachael Hutchings

Date: 06.17.2015

Reuben Sandwich with California Avocados

Delicious rye bread, corned beef, sauerkraut and California Avocados.

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By: Rachel Matthews

Date: 06.26.2015

Grilled Stuffed California Avocado Bar

If you’ve never grilled an avocado it’s incredibly simple, and it might possibly change your avocado eating life forever.

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By: Rachael Hutchings

Date: 05.27.2015

Asian Fruit Salad with California Avocados

This salad is perfect for Spring and Summer picnics, potlucks, parties or family dinners and would be delicious served with anything from hoagies to barbecued ribs.

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 05.15.2015

Burger or Salad: Would You Rather

When summer rolls around, what's on your outdoor BBQ menu: Burger or Salad?

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By: Bonnie Taub-Dix

Date: 10.02.2014

Mealtime Satisfaction with California Avocados

Nutrient-rich foods rule when it comes to helping to creating hunger-quenching meals and snacks, and California Avocados contain 3.5 grams of good fats.

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 03.10.2014

A Slam-Dunk Guacamole Bracket

Since I can’t claim any kind of sports expertise, I thought I’d share my winning guacamole bracket instead.

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