Make an Avocado Ripe

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 : 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 : 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 : Make guacamole with a song

This is a song with a quick history of avocado's birth into guacamole. Then there's the recipe sung by two mariachi. You need avocados, tomatoes, chiles, lime, salt, onion and chips to dip. This is a healthy alternative to cheese or ranch dips. Song and video written and prod ...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.

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 your own conditioning hair mask

Healthy, shiny hair is just an avocado away. In this tutorial, Roni Proter, host of Simply Beautiful, shows you how to make a conditioning hair mask using ingredients at home. All you need is some honey and a ripe avocado. Watch this how to video and you will have stronger, si ...more

How To : Make delicious guacamole dip

Skinny and Mini teach us how to make delicious guacamole dip in this video. First, take a ripe avocado and scoop the middle out into a bowl. After this, use a fork to mash up the avocados and get rid of the big pieces. Now, take some onions, tomatoes, peppers, cilantro, and an ...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 : Make Chunky Guacamole

Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 medium garlic clove, peeled, quartered 1 small scallion, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/2 small green chili, seeded and quartered 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 cup non-fat plain yogurt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon ...more

News : Make Chunky Gazpacho

Ingredients: 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 medium garlic clove, peeled, quartered 1 small scallion, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/2 small green chili, seeded and quartered 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 cup non-fat plain yogurt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon ...more

How To : Easily make guacamole

Rebecca shares her secret to easily making delicious fresh guacamole. Follow these steps to make a great guacamole: You will need the following ingredients: 4 ripe avocados, one small tomato, a lime, cilantro and some coarse salt. Cut the avocados and place the scoop the flesh ...more

How To : Pick and store fruits from the grocery store

Fruits are an essential part of cooking. This three part how-to video series shows you what to look out for when picking out fruit at the grocery store. These three videos go over the banana, avocado, apple, blueberries, cherries, coconut, peaches, oranges, strawberries, and g ...more

How To : Make Guacamole with Hubert Keller

Ingredients 1/2 cup tightly packed cilantro leaves 3 plum tomatoes, cored, halved and seeded 2 cloves garlic, peeled 2 medium jalapeño peppers, stemmed, quartered and seeded 2 green onions (include 2 inches of green), cut in 1-inch lengths 6 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and ...more

How To : Make party guacamole

Whether you love guacamole as a dip for chips or as a topping for burgers, almost anyone can prepare it with the right ingredients. Watch this Howcast guide to learn how to make guacamole for your next party. You Will Need   * 4 avocados   * 4 tbsp lime juice   * Salt   * A t ...more

How To : Get started on a raw food diet

In this video from Raw Radiant Health, Natasha explains how to begin a raw food diet. First, you need to decide when you want to start. Clearly define your goals and stick with them. Once you set a starting date, you can prepare your kitchen beforehand. Your fruit should be ri ...more

How To : Make your own all-natural hair conditioner

Commercial hair conditioners aren’t just expensive, they’re loaded with chemicals. Why don’t you whip up something more natural at home? Step 1: Use green tea Green tea is rich in compounds that make hair shiny and silky. Pour two cups boiling water over two tea bags and stee ...more

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 : 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 : 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

Weird Ingredient Wednesday : How to Train Your Dragonfruit

Even the most unadventurous eaters can usually be coaxed to take a bite of an exotic fruit (except, perhaps, the notoriously stinky durian). After all, fruit is sweet, juicy, and filled with natural sugars. Don't Miss: Bite into Black Sapote, the Chocolate Pudding Fruit So d ...more

How To : Cut a Perfect Bowl Full of Watermelon

Watermelons scream summer like no other fruit, and there's nothing like biting into a sweet one on a hot summer day. Although there's no exact right way to cut watermelon, there are many occasions when you might not want to cut it into wedges. It may be the classic cut, but th ...more

Tested : The Best Way to Keep Strawberries Fresh

During the summer, fresh strawberries are everywhere: at your neighborhood farmers market and in many desserts like strawberry shortcake and strawberry rhubarb pie, to name just a couple. Bringing home a few baskets of the ruby red fruit always seems like a good idea... until ...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 : 8 Easy Ways to Enjoy Eating Octopus

The octopus is famous for its bulbous head, enormous eyes, and four pairs of long arms. The stuff of legends and nightmares, octopi have been featured in stories, artwork, and meals galore. But how do you eat this distinctive looking, bilaterally symmetrical sea creature? Her ...more

Your Fridge : You're Using It Wrong

When you come home from the grocery store, you probably put away every single fruit and vegetable in the bins and drawers in your refrigerator. Any fifth grader knows that fridges work to preserve food, thus everything should go in there, right? Nope! Chances are, you've been ...more

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