Avocado

How To : Ripen an Avocado in 10 Minutes or Less

Summer cookouts and barbecues come with a lot of delicious foods, but to me, there's nothing better than dishes heaped with avocados. From guacamole to simply eating an avocado right out of its skin, I devour this fruit constantly—but it's one that can be tricky to find perfec ...more

How To : The Secret to Keeping Cut Avocados Fresher Longer

A lot of fruits start to turn colors once they've been cut due to an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase that turns the fruit colors when it's exposed to oxygen. You can prevent this reaction in apples with a honey-water bath, but what about avocados? Many claim that leaving the ...more

How To : Pit an avocado and keep it from turning brown

Avocados have become a staple in grocery stores, but they still seem intimidating to home cooks. Do you love avocados but don't know how to pit them? In this how-to video we show you how to pick ripe avocados, remove the pit and how to keep guacamole from turning brown.

News : 5 Minute Avocado Sorbet

Don't have an ice cream machine? No kitchen aid stand? No worries. I will show you how to make a delicious avocado sorbet in 5 minutes. (This does not count pre-freeze time). Recipe: 1/2 cup simple syrup 1 cup corn syrup zest of 2 limes 3 avocados 2 teaspoons lime juice 1 cu ...more

How To : Grow an Avocado Tree at Home

While it is convenient to buy avocados from the local supermarket, you can also start investing in the long-term goal of having free avocados coming from your own backyard by growing an avocado tree straight from the pit. To get started, remove the seed from the avocado fruit ...more

How To : Make vegan avocado and asparagus sushi maki roll

In this organic cooking how-to video with the Hippy Gourmet, we visit an off-the-grid solar home where we meet Renee Loux, raw chef to the stars. Renee creates a Vegan Tekka-Maki (or sushi) roll without rice! Watch as she uses a simple blend of sesame seeds, ginger and special ...more

How To : 10 Stuffed Avocado Recipes to Die For

A perfectly ripe avocado half is a lovely snack, and a creamy bowl of homemade guacamole can make a meal. But the following ten ideas take green-eating up a notch by stuffing avocado halves with your favorite salads and ingredients, turning them into a snack or side dish fit f ...more

How To : Make tuna poke with avocado and mango

Chef John shows us in this version pairs the silky texture of the fresh tuna, with the sweet, vibrant flavor of mango, and the smooth richness of avocado. It’s dressed very simply with rice vinegar, soy, and lime. We also cut our tuna into a small dice so we can present it mol ...more

How To : 3 Must-Try Ways to Eat Avocado

Avocado is great in guacamole or as slices on a sandwich, but there's so much more you can do with this wonderful fruit (call it a vegetable, that's fine—but it's technically a fruit). While I could eat guac every single day, these are some of my favorite recipes to spice up a ...more

How To : Choose the perfect ripe avocado

Learn how to pick out that perfectly ripe avocado and find out how to avoid the bad ones. You don't want to get home with an old avocado or one that isn't ready to use in time for that party.

How To : Pit and dice an avocado

Check out this short video tutorial from Rouxbe on how to pit and dice an avocado. This video will support your cooking experience and will provide you with additional relevant information during your culinary time pitting and dicing avocados. To cut an avocado, first remove ...more

How To : Prepare and eat an avocado

On the subject of avocados, do you know how to properly prepare and eat the fruit? Compare your techniques to those of Mike's in this video. Learn how to properly prepare an avocado for eating with a little guidance from this instructional.

How To : Dice an Avocado in Seconds — Without a Knife

Avocados are one of the most universally loved foods, yet a lot of people avoid them because they can be a hassle to cut, especially if you're trying to make cubes. Don't Miss: Ripen an Avocado in 10 Minutes or Less You can peel the avocado and then cube them, but that take ...more

How To : Bake spicy scallop and avocado maki

What is maki? Maki is a classic Japanese dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Sounds good, right? Well, this spicy, baked scallop and avocado maki sushi is sure to be the best maki you've ever tasted. Try it out. This funky-looking maki roll is not ...more

How To : Prevent an avocado from browning

CHOW gives advice on how to prevent an avocado from browning. You might have noticed that an avocado, when it's cut, starts browning pretty rapidly. The best thing to prevent it from browning is red onion. Cut up a big red onion into chunks and put them in a bowl. Put the cut ...more

How To : Make a homemade avocado & olive oil facial mask

In this video, the instructor shows us how to make a homemade olive oil and avocado facial mask. First, take a half of an avocado and mash it up into a bowl. Make sure the texture is creamy and there are no lumps. Add a few drops of olive oil into your mixture and keep mixing ...more

How To : Peel and Cut an Avocado

Avocados are awesome and delicious, especially when you make guacamole out of them. But to take off the skin, chop, and cut it up, preparing an avocado can get tedious. So with this tutorial, I hope that I can provide you with a simple and easy way to peel and cut your avocado ...more

How To : Make an egg, cheese, bacon, and avocado sandwich

Check out this how-to video to learn how to make an egg, cheese, turkey, bacon, tomato, and avocado sandwich. Some people love this sort of thing. If you do, why not try to learn how to make an egg, cheese, turkey, bacon, tomato, and avocado sandwich.

How To : Mix an argan oil and avocado mask with Josie Maran

If you have super sensitive skin or annoying skin conditions like eczema or rosacea, argan oil is your savior. Made of only one ingredient, vitamin E, argan oil moisturizes without being too thick and can be used on skin, hair, and nails. If you need a soothing and calmin mas ...more

How To : Make guacamole or avocado dip

This video shows you how to make guacamole or avocado dip. - First, take two avocados and cut them around the stone and then remove the stone. - Next, remove the fleshy part of the avocado using a spoon, if you avocado is ripe, then it will come out very easily - Put the avoc ...more

How To : Slice an avocado

Successful avocado slicing depends on not following the banana model of peel first, then slicing. Avocados are best sliced with the skin still on.

How To : Cut and peel an avocado quickly

Sometimes, in the case of a guacamole emergency, you just need to peel an avocado in a hurry. This video will teach you how to do. Using only a knife and making just four cuts, you can peel an avocado in less than two minutes. Your cinco de mayo party won't be without guacamol ...more

How To : Make a raw kale & avocado salad

The raw food coach will take you through the process of making a fantastic salad made of kale and avocados perfect for any one who follows a raw vegan diet. Avocado is full of healthy oils and just tastes fantastic. Kale is chocked full of vitamins and nutrients. By adding oil ...more

How To : Make Avocado Egg Rolls

Crunchy, delicious egg rolls are a satisfying snack or appetizer. You can whip up these avocado egg rolls in your kitchen with just a handful of ingredients. Avocado Egg Rolls Recipe - How to Make Avocado Egg Rolls Video. Crunchy, delicious egg rolls are a satisfying snack or ...more

How To : Test if an avocado is ripe

This video explains the little known secreting to testing avocados. Simply hold upside down at the base, apply light pressure, and...well you have to watch the video. Learn right from the tree farm. Test if an avocado is ripe. Click through to watch this video on rawfoodmedia.com

How To : Blend a Moroccan avocado and figs smoothie

Moroccan food is delightfully delicious. Watch this how to video and learn how to make a Moroccan avocado and fig smoothie. Avocado is typically used in salads but you will be pleasantly surprised when you mix it up with dried figs.

How To : Make Raw Vegan Avocado Key Lime Pie

This is for all you vegans out there who crave the taste of key lime pie more than Dexter. Traditionally key lime pie is not vegan, so in this inventive recipe I've made it vegan and you won't believe what makes it green! Ingredient list for Vegan Key Lime Pie Vegan Pie Crus ...more

How To : Make a panzanella salad with crab and avocado

This week's recipe is a Secret Ingredient team favorite. Not only is it a brilliant use for leftover bread, it's a lively salad of peppery arugula tossed in roasted tomato vinaigrette, topped with toasted goat cheese and generously garnished with Whole Catch™ Wild Caught Crab. ...more

How To : Make Mexican guacamole with fresh avocados

Watch as this how-to video shows you how to make the perfect guacamole chip dip in 30 seconds. For this Mexican guacamole recipe you need avocados, onions, jalepeno chili, lemon juice, coriander, salt and pepper. Mix the avocados until creamy and enjoy.

How To : Prepare a fresh avocado and mango salsa

In this cooking how-to video Chef Mario makes a sweet n' spicy mango salsa with inexpensive, common ingredients. Follow along and learn how to prepare this modern twist on the old salsa recipe. All you need for this fresh salsa recipe is: mango, red pepper, tomato, cilantro, l ...more

How To : Cook corn, avocado and tomato salad

This recipe for corn, avocado and tomato salad is an ideal salad to serve in the summer at your next barbecue. It offers a lighter alternative to the piles of meat without leaving people pining for something hearty and filling. The corn and avocado are plenty filling and the t ...more

How To : Make two awesome avocado dishes

Avocados provide you with some of the healthiest fat you can out into your body. If you want to find a way to add more avocado to your diet without then this video from The Food Network has good some flavor coming your way. This video will show you how to make two awesome avoc ...more

How To : Make avocado salad

Hetal and Anuja of ShowMeTheCurry show you how to make this simple and delicious avocado salad with an Indian flare.

How To : Select a ripe avocado at the grocery store

Need some help figuring out how to pick the perfect avocado? Learn how with this green grocer's guide. As you might expect, once you know what to look, feel and smell for, the process of selecting ripe avocados is a simple one. So simple, in fact, that this clip clocks in at j ...more

How To : Make an avocado and mango salad

Check out this how-to video on how to live off of curry potatoes with chicken, mango, and avocado salad--for a week! You will also want to use a bottle of orange muscat champaign vinegar. Your grocery bill will be about $15.

How To : Make avocado chicken salad

In this tutorial, we learn how to make avocado chicken salad. First, pour in your tuna in the mixing bowl, then add in avocado, celery, onion, Greek yogurt, and your chicken. After you have mixed all of this together and it's well combined, place into the fridge to cool off. W ...more

How To : Make Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Have you ever wanted to indulge in a little Jell-o fantasy, but you're vegan and you know that gelatin contains pig parts. Then stay tuned for this incredible vegan dessert. Video: . You can find the full text of the recipe on my blog.

How To : Prevent Carved & Uncarved Pumpkins from Rotting

Pumpkin carving and decorating is a favorite pastime during this time of year. After you've carved an amazing design or face into a pumpkin or two, you want to show it off through your window or set it out on your porch for the neighbors to see. Without knowing the tricks to s ...more

How To : A Layer of Water Stops Guacamole from Browning

Guacamole is one of those things that tastes far better than it looks. To someone who isn't a huge fan of avocados, guacamole's texture can appear slimy, and on top of that, its chunky green appearance brings up visions of Nickelodeon-style slime. What's even worse is the brow ...more

How To : Ripen Bananas Faster with These 3 Simple Tricks

A trip to any grocery store's produce section will quickly reveal that bananas are often picked from the tree well before their prime—which is necessary for them to arrive at our local store without going bad. In fact, bananas are refrigerated en route to our supermarkets in o ...more

How To : Make spicy salmon maki sushi rolls

Maki is a great Japanese sushi dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Well, if you want to make your own maki at home, learn from a professional, like in this video. He'll teach you how to make the perfect spicy salmon maki sushi roll. Jacky Poon of ...more

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