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Synonyms for avocado

a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed

tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits

of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado

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Cut the avocados in half lengthwise, twist them open, and remove the pits, prying them loose and lifting them out with your fingernails or the tip of a sharp knife.
Most avocados are still firm at the store and shoul be left to ripen at room temperature or in a refrigerator until soft and almost squishy.
In addition to its consistent quality and exceptional flavor, many chefs use California avocados as a nutrient booster because they enable the body to absorb more fat-soluble nutrients in the foods that are eaten with the fruit.
AFM is proud to be a founding supporter of FNV," said Alvaro Luque, president, Avocados From Mexico.
The results of this study suggest that monounsaturated fat, fiber, phytosterols and other bioactives in avocados may provide greater benefits to cardiovascular disease risk factors compared to a calorie matched low fat diet," says Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.
A: Continuous leaf fall is integral to the physiology of evergreen trees, whether pines, live oaks, redwoods or avocados.
The freezing process is said to leave the avocados undamaged--partly because of the low water and high fat content of the fruit.
firms, which for eight decades lobbied their leaders to bar Mexican avocados from U.
89, described the move as a 'Eureka moment' in the world of avocados.
The fruit have the same nutritional content as a standard avocado but, called baby avocados, they are smaller and thinner in size with an edible skin.
In Japan, for example, Michoacan avocados account for 97% of the market, while in the United States the figure is 20%, a number estimated to rise considerably in the medium term.
Mexico is the world's largest producer of avocados, producing 1 million metric tons a year.
2 ripe Hass avocados #4-6 splashes of Tabasco #juice of one lime #1 tblsp chopped coriander
Ancient Mayan Inca and Aztec women believed that avocados fed the skin from the inside and outside.
A promise of simple chicken salad with avocados and oranges was enough to divert me from cultural pursuits.