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Is There a Difference Between Small and Large Avocados?

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.California Avocados come in all different textures, varieties, ripeness and sizes! However, some believe that smaller avocados are lesser quality than medium or large avocados. There’s a myth that smaller avocados are not yet mature, have a larger seed, or...

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How to Cut an Avocado Safely

If you’ve been removing an avocado seed by striking it with a knife, you may be putting yourself at risk of an injury. While it may seem quick and easy to remove an avocado seed with a knife in your hand, it’s not the safest way. I’ll help you understand a safer way to handle your avocados while maximizing the nutrition you can get from them!Cutting any food in your hand is never...

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How to Substitute Avocado for Butter in Desserts

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.When you think of ways to use California Avocados, savory dishes like guacamole, toasts, or salads, come to mind. But have you ever considered using them as an ingredient for baking or for sweet dishes? California Avocados are known for their versatility, thanks...

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Are Avocados a fruit or a vegetable?

In this post, we will be settling the common debate surrounding an avocado’s classification. Is the avocado a fruit or a vegetable? When you look at an avocado, you’ll notice its vivid green color and earthy skin in addition to its savory and nutty flavors, so you might be more inclined to consider it a vegetable. However, don’t let those characteristics fool you...

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