Monday, April 12, 2010

Avocados



Did you know?
Ripe avocados will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week, sometimes longer.

Allow avocados to ripen on the counter. This may take a couple of days. If you want them to ripen quicker, place them in a paper bag.

An avocado is ripe when you press the skin gently and it yields slightly to pressure. You can also check, by sticking a toothpick into the spot where the stem was. If it goes in easy - it's ripe.

Store your ripe avocados in the vegetable crisper because it isn’t as cold.

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