RECIPE: Bean & Corn Salsa With Avocado

We picked up a perfectly ripe avocado this morning and made this delicious lunch: avocado stuffed with salsa bobos. It was so good, we ate both halves. Yes, avocados have their share of calories, but they are healthy calories—most are from the monounsaturated avocado oil*. Salsa bobos is our favorite salsa. Bobos means confetti in…
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RECIPE: Avocado Potato Salad

Avocado potato salad. Photo courtesy AvocadoCentral.com.   Like guacamole? Like potato salad? Combine the two concepts in this Hass Avocado and Red Potato Salad Recipe from Avocado Central. The green accents are festive for St. Patrick’s Day, although this recipe rocks from Super Bowl Sunday through Christmas (when you can add sliced red cherry tomatoes…
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PRODUCT: Avocado Gift Of The Month Club

Sure, you can buy avocado in almost any supermarket in America. But how about a superior avocado, packaged for healthy gift-giving as a one-time gift or a monthly club? Such avocados are grown by a fourth-generation farmer who took a page from the 21st century playbook and is selling his avocados online. They’re handpicked for…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use Red Grapefruit For Festive Accents

Rio Red, Ruby Red and other red grapefruitvarieties add a Valentine accent. Photocourtesy Texasweet.com.   Still thinking about what to serve on Valentine’s Day? Much of what you decide to make can be accented with red grapefruit segments. Red grapefruit is a mutation of a pink grapefruit discovered in the 1920s. (Pink grapefruit itself is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Identifying A Ripe Avocado

Avocado is a fruit that does not ripen on the tree: It needs to be picked first. Depending on the variety and other factors, it then takes three to six days to ripen at room temperature. To speed ripening, place the avocado(s) in a lightly-closed paper bag with two or three apples or bananas. The…
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