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

California Avocado Acai Bowl

I love a good acai bowl. If you’ve never had one, it may be time to jump on the bandwagon! An acai bowl is a smoothie that you eat with a spoon out of bowl that features the acai berry.

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Date: 12.11.2017

By: Dara Michalski

Whole Wheat Chocolate Avocado Scones

Chocolate Scones Recipe with added benefit of the avocado's good fats!

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Date: 11.03.2017

By: Kristen Doyle

Light and Fluffy California Avocado Dinner Rolls

Replacing the butter in this dinner roll recipe with avocado changes the nutritional component, but really doesn’t change the flavor profile of the rolls.

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Date: 11.07.2017

By: Jennifer Lee

Double Chocolate Avocado Muffins

These muffins are rich, moist, chocolatey, and they are made a little healthier with the use of fresh, California Avocados.

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Date: 10.13.2017

By: Zac Benedict

How to Ripen an Avocado – the Definitive Guide

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.

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Date: 06.05.2014

By: Rachael Yerkes

Triple Chocolate Quick Bread with California Avocados

A decadent triple chocolate quick bread that is moist, rich and so delicious, with a special secret ingredient.

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Date: 10.06.2017

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