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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: Zac Benedict

Date: 05.18.2017

10 Inspiring Avocado Recipes for Memorial Day

Inspiring avocado recipes for Memorial Day, or any summer holiday!

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 04.25.2017

10 Must-Try Cinco de Mayo Recipes

From an avocado margarita to avocado and shrimp enchiladas, these 10 must-try recipes can help you make your Cinco de Mayo menu a hit (and don’t think we forgot the guacamole).

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By: Rachael Hutchings

Date: 04.13.2017

Spicy Avocado Ranch Dressing

A spicy ranch dressing recipe with a secret ingredient!

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By: Brandon Matzek

Date: 04.05.2017

Bagels with Smoked Salmon and Herbed Avocado Spread

If you enjoy bagels with cream cheese and smoked salmon (or lox) you'll love this Herbed Avocado Spread!

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By: Emily Schiller

Date: 06.27.2014

And the Winners of the Cutting-Edge Culinary Recipe Contest Are…

After careful review of the competitive entries, we’re thrilled to announce the grand prize winner...

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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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