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

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Discover more California Avocado tips, tricks, facts and fun.

By: California Avocado Commission

Route 66: A Tasty Trip Down America’s Most Iconic Highway

Foodie Favorites Across America!

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Date: 06.27.2017

By: California Avocado Commission

Seafood Showdown: Celebrating Fresh Fare from Coast to Coast

Celebrating seafood from around the country!

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Date: 06.15.2017

By: California Avocado Commission

Savory Sandwiches with California Avocados

Avocado sandwich recipes for everyone!

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Date: 06.07.2017

By: Jessica Koslow

California Avocado Cardamom Ice Cream

Avocado Cardamom Ice Cream recipe from Jessica Koslow of SQIRL Los Angeles.

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Date: 06.05.2017

By: Brandon Matzek

Green Pizza with California Avocados

Celebrate the season with avocado on your pizza! Surprise your guests with this avocado pizza recipe.

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Date: 05.31.2017

By: California Avocado Commission

BBQ Favorites with California Avocados

Eggs baked in an avocado shell!

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Date: 05.25.2017

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