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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 Café Sucré Farine (my blog) and I'm thrilled that The California Avocado...

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Where can I find California Avocados?

California Avocado SeasonCalifornia Avocados are generally in season from Spring - Fall with some California grown avocados available earlier or later depending on location. During peak season, California Avocados are available at stores around the United States, with distribution in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Oregon and Washington and in select grocery stores around the...

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Baby Avocados on the Avocado Trees

It’s late-June, and that means that the avocado flowers that sprouted and bloomed in early Spring have either fallen off of the trees or have been pollinated and are now baby avocados, growing into the fruit you will eat in 2015! As I’ve mentioned previously, avocado trees in California carry two crops at one time – one that’s ready or nearing harvest that you're...

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How to Ripen an Avocado – the Definitive Guide

One of the most common questions I am asked is how do you ripen avocados? The easiest way to ripen an avocado is to place it on your counter or in your fruit bowl for a few days until it gives slightly to gentle squeezing in the palm of your hand. See below for more detailed information on ripening avocados.We hear it all the time on social media, at avocado festivals and from our families and...

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