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Old 03-27-2013, 04:55 PM   #31
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Avacado, let me count the ways.

1. Guacomole
2. Sliced as a side dish
3. Sliced and put into pita-pocket sandwiches with thin beef slices, tomato, and bean sprouts, with home made mayo
4. Diced into salads
5. with cheese
6. in burritoes, tacos, etc.
7. Served with chili as a mouth refresher/cleanser
8. straight up with a bit of lime
9. in Soup

There may be other great ways to use this wonderful fruit that I haven't tried yet. In fact, I'm sure that there are great ways to use them that would be new to me.

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Old 03-27-2013, 04:57 PM   #32
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I can't picture avocado ice cream How did it taste?

I love avo's any way but sweet! I'll stick to savoury
It was sweet with a very odd avocado flavor and texture. Not good at all.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:18 PM   #33
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Stirling doesn't like avocados, so I forget to buy them.

When I was a kid, my mum used to serve them with salad dressing (any kind) in the hole from the stone. I still do that. When I don't have any salad dressing handy, I use mayo and a splash of Worcestershire.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:50 PM   #34
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Thanks for initiating this thread, Snip. What a wonderful treasure-house of ideas for eating avos. I love them cubed into a salad of mixed greens with onion and tomatoes, but I see there are lots of ways that I've never tried. I do make guacamole and like it a lot, too.

Do you leave the seed in any portion that's left over to keep it from going brown?
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:25 PM   #35
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Avocados are good for you! I eat 4 or 5 a week for sure. I top my daily salad with one almost every day. Delicious!
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:31 PM   #36
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And for those who don't know, if your making guacamole, keep that pit! Just chuck it on top and it keeps it from going brown for quite some time. Or if you only want half an avocado, leave the pit in the half you don't eat, wrap it up and it'll keep in the fridge for a day or 2.
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Old 03-27-2013, 09:08 PM   #37
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And for those who don't know, if your making guacamole, keep that pit! Just chuck it on top and it keeps it from going brown for quite some time. Or if you only want half an avocado, leave the pit in the half you don't eat, wrap it up and it'll keep in the fridge for a day or 2.
That's actually an old wives' tale. Press plastic wrap onto the surface to prevent exposure to the air which causes browning.
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I like avocados with avocados...I will eat them anyway I can get them. I have two getting ready for me right now.
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And for those who don't know, if your making guacamole, keep that pit! Just chuck it on top and it keeps it from going brown for quite some time. Or if you only want half an avocado, leave the pit in the half you don't eat, wrap it up and it'll keep in the fridge for a day or 2.
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That's actually an old wives' tale. Press plastic wrap onto the surface to prevent exposure to the air which causes browning.
Yup, it's air that oxidizes the avocado to brown. Citrus juice helps (it's has anti-oxidants).

If you leave the pit in the half avocado, it will keep the hole from going brown, 'cause it's not exposed to air.
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