Avocados (also known as alligator pears) are the fruit of avocado tree. An avocado is fist-sized sized and oval-shaped with a green bumpy exterior, soft creamy inner flesh, and large hard seed. Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with ...
I bought some avocados recently, and one of them was rock hard when I tried to cut it. I left it out for a couple days hoping it would ripen, but it didn't help. What can I do to help my avocados ...
I've been trying to ignore my burning desire to make some guacamole because every time I go to the supermarket to buy avocados I can't manage to pick out good ones. They always either become too soft ...
Should I store avocado in the refrigerator or will it make no difference for how long they stay fresh?
So what exactly happens to the flavor of avocados when it oxidizes? I made some guacamole and as many are familiar, it forms that yucky garbage-green color. Now, it tastes different. I'm not sure if ...
Making solid pieces out of a ripe avocado is a difficult business (for me, anyway). What is the best way to remove the peel and pit without ending up with a pile of green mush? I can sometimes remove ...
When buying an avocado from the grocery store or farmers market how do I know when it is ripe? What are some signs I should look for to know that it is either a good or bad avocado?
Is it possible to freeze a raw unpeeled unripe avacado for use later? If not why? If so what is the process to ensure maximum freshness?