How to Pick a Ripe Avocado & Unexpected Ways to Serve Them! by Johanna Cook

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a year ago
How to Pick a Ripe Avocado & Unexpected Ways to Serve Them!

Avocados are delicious! In my (Philippine) culture, we treat them as a fruit! We enjoy them in milkshakes and desserts. The best ones are a little sweet yet firm, creamy but not mushy. Here are my tips on how to choose the perfect avocado!

  • The darker the skin of the fruit, the riper it is. 
  • Gently squeeze the fruit in the palm of your hand; the softer, the riper. 
  • For smoothies, I like my avocados softer and riper. 
  • For salad, I like them a little firm, yet still creamy. 

Delicious and nutritious? Avocados may be the perfect fruit – vegetable – whatever!

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