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Avocados

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Disappointing avocados from TJs

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by noya 4 years ago

For the last month or so, our local Trader Joe's has not offered avocados from Mexico. Instead, both the bagged and single avocados are from Peru. Whereas it was rare to get a bad avocado among the...

Avocado shortages, virgin margaritas: Border shutdown would hit American palates

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . From the avocados on avocado toast, to the limes and tequila in margaritas, the United States is heavily reliant on Mexican imports of fruit, vegetables and alcohol to meet consumer demand....

Avocados

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by Kimboa 3 months ago

I need a medium avocado, but what I have, is a bag of frozen cubed avocados. One medium, is about 150 g or 5 1/2 oz appox (googled it). But, when I weigh the frozen cubes it looks waayyyyy too mu...

Accidentally Froze Whole, Unripened Avocados

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by zackly 5 months ago

I left a bag of produce outside and the avocados froze solid. Will they ripen once defrosted? What to do?

Bad tasting avocados recently?

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by Rick 7 years ago

We were eating 3 avocados a week in the summer, and if I recall correctly they were hass avocados from Mexico. Now they're from Chile and they taste awful to us, similar to one of those big Florid...

Is cooked avocado weird?

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by JoyceHanson 8 years ago

I'm at work, and I just microwaved a rice and spinach salad I made for lunch. There's a little bit of avocado in the salad, and I hesitated about heating the salad at all because of the avocado. I ...

Finally Some Inexpensive Hass Avocados

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by zackly 1 year ago

Avocado prices have been high around here(CT) for quite awhile. I used to be able to buy them for $1.00 each until last summer when they never got below $1.50 and usually they were closer to $2.0...

Sunday Certified Farmers Market @ OC Great Park, Irvine

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Besides Salteña Corner's stand https://www.chowhound.com/post/saltena-corner-oc-great-park-farmers-market-irvine-1060232 at the Sunday morning market at OC Great Park, the Reed avocados were the be...

Avocado substitute

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by BroderX 2 years ago

I live in Norway. Right now, one ripe, large avocado will cost me $3,81, which is a bit pricey. But guacamole is just too good. Any substitute ingredients that do the trick? I've seen edamame recip...

Texas Tornados: "Guacamole"

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

My traveling companion aired tunes by the Texas Tornados for our recent road trip. "Guacamole" is the food-related one . . . play it the next time you have an avocado.

'Avocado hand' is sending people to the ER

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Ages ago I recall hearing in epidemiology class about the regular weekend outbreaks of bagel cutting injuries in NYC. From the sound of this, "avocado hand" may be overtaking it. " . . . Doctors...

Millionaire to Millennials: Stop Buying Avocado Toast If You Want to Buy a Home

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by marssy 2 years ago

"When I was trying to buy my first home, I wasn't buying smashed avocado for $19 and four coffees at $4 each," I love avocados; the accessibility to eat it pretty much every day is of the things...

Alfalfa Sprout substitute

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by Bonniexx 2 years ago

Help reworking a sandwich please! It's got turkey, avocado, sprouts, with poppyseed dressing on wheat bread. I'd like to replace the sprouts. What is something that is not extremely perishabl...

Here's why avocado prices are skyrocketing in California

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"... A poor growing season in California had led to a surge in prices, which have more than doubled from last year. With the California avocado season coming to a close, purveyors like Ingardia ...

Any uses for an unripe avocado?

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by small h 9 years ago

I stupidly bought a big ol' avocado - not Hass, the other kind - which felt sort of ripe, but isn't. I cut it into quarters and diced up part of it, in case it was edible in its current state (nope...

How to freeze avacodas

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by gammy123 3 years ago

How can you freeze avacodas and would they be mushy?

Stringy avocadoes--what can we do?

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by butterfat 13 years ago

Has anyone else noticed that avocadoes are not what they used to be? Growing up in the 80s, making guacamole was always my task. Avocadoes always seemed then to be either ripe or not-ripe. I don...

Super Bowl 50, America’s greatest day of national nibbling

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by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"...It’s hard to overestimate the impact of the Super Bowl on the food industry. American shoppers spend more on groceries the week of the Super Bowl than any other week of the year, reported the W...

Mexican Cheeses for 3-Cheese Blend

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by rp17 3 years ago

I moved to a new state a while ago, and still find myself longing for the stuffed avocados from my favorite Mexican restaurant back home. I decided I wanted to try recreating them for dinner at ho...

Alert! Good avocados are back, at least at my Costco!

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by mushroomaffairs 3 years ago

I've been back to buying avocados (both Port Chester, NY and Norwalk, CT stores) from Costco for the past two weeks now. I'd say for almost two years I've purchased nothing but horrible avocados ...