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: Dzung Duong

How to Ripen an Avocado Faster

Tips for ripening avocados... FAST!

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Date: 05.21.2018

By: Chef Josiah Citrin

Linguine with California Avocado Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes

This dish adds a unique twist on the classic, Italian staple by complementing it with a Golden State icon – California Avocados.

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Date: 05.14.2018

By: Brandon Matzek

Grilled Corn on the Cob with California Avocado Lime Butter

With summer holidays right around the corner, one of the first things I’m throwing on the grill are these ears of corn infused with vivid flavors.

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Date: 05.01.2018

By: Brandon Matzek

Coconut, California Avocado and Lime Granita

With the use of coconut milk and rich California Avocado, this granita is creamier than a traditional granita.

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Date: 04.26.2018

By: Brandon Matzek

California Avocado Toast with Quick Pickled Carrots and Radishes Recipe

Given the abundance of avocado groves found around California, it’s no surprise that avocado toast is one of our state’s most iconic dishes.

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Date: 04.23.2018

By: Matt Broussard

California Avocado Roll

Fresh, bright flavors featured in this California staple.

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Date: 04.11.2018

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