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Old 12-10-2014, 12:18 AM   #31
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I was surprised to see them, too. $4.28 for 6 100 calorie packs. Nice size avocados here, are $2.49 each. Horrible to find they are bad once you cut into them and they really are closer to three servings, even though I could eat one a day.

Nice addition to my salad lunches.
I've seen them as high as $1.59 each here on rare occasion, but never as high as $2.49. That would be so disappointing, and maddening, to open one up at that price and find it bad.
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A friend of mine will either buy a bunch when they are really cheap and/or take as many as somebody will give to her (usually us when our tree has a bumper crop, it alternates years of just a few and hundreds it seems) lets them ripen, then takes the flesh out, mashes it up and freezes it in single avocado portions on a tray, bags them, then takes them out and does whatever with them. I asked her if they don't come out watery and she said a little bit, but she just lets the liquid drain off and goes from there. She likes to eat avocado mashed with just a little bit of S and P. She REALLY likes avocados.
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Old 12-12-2014, 08:53 AM   #33
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A friend of mine will either buy a bunch when they are really cheap and/or take as many as somebody will give to her (usually us when our tree has a bumper crop, it alternates years of just a few and hundreds it seems) lets them ripen, then takes the flesh out, mashes it up and freezes it in single avocado portions on a tray, bags them, then takes them out and does whatever with them. I asked her if they don't come out watery and she said a little bit, but she just lets the liquid drain off and goes from there. She likes to eat avocado mashed with just a little bit of S and P. She REALLY likes avocados.
Does she add lime or lemon juice before freezing them? I scored 10 avocados the other day for $2. They are now ripe, but I'm not going to eat 10 today! As much as I love avocados.
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Sorry, been out car shopping for last 2 days since they totaled our car and have been spending most of "on-line time" looking at cars and most of rest of time at the dealers (oh joy). Hope I'm not too late.

I asked her, she said she just scoops it out, plops it on the tray and right into the freezer.
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Old 06-23-2016, 07:20 AM   #35
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i thinck he's good no problem
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Old 05-25-2017, 07:49 AM   #36
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Avocado Fungus Fruit Rot: Phytophtora

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If it's just speckled throughout, it will be fine Andy. Just be glad you didn't get one like this..I was so bummed when I opened it.

FOR KAYELLE:

According to a scientific website, and from the way the pit looks, this is an avocado fungus called Fruit Rot or Phytophtora. Say good-bye.

It is very common during wet seasons in California ..

Http://www.ucce.ucdavis.edu
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FOR KAYELLE:

According to a scientific website, and from the way the pit looks, this is an avocado fungus called Fruit Rot or Phytophtora. Say good-bye.

It is very common during wet seasons in California ..

Http://www.ucce.ucdavis.edu
I'm not sure how you arrived at that conclusion. Random pit size is the nature of avocados. Some just happen to be more pit than flesh.

I love avocados, but it always feels like buying them is somewhat of a gamble. You pick what appears to be the perfect fruit, get it home, slice it open, and.... well, end up disappointed.

That's why if I need three for a recipe, I'll usually buy five and hope for the best.
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Steve,

Firstly, size is not a consideration in the question Kayelle posted. She was concerned about the Pit being rotten and appearing "not up to par" ..

It is not an uncommon problem. I did some research online and found this information, which she can read on her own ..

I believe that the pit in the photograph is probably " fruit rot fungus " and it is a common problem in the state in which she lives, California. It hails from heavy rains which is not that common in California however, it does have a season, I assume as it is the vegetable garden and fruit garden of the West Coast ..

It is a real possibility, that it is Fruit Rot, which is a funghus.

Have a nice day.
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Steve,

Firstly, size is not a consideration in the question Kayelle posted. She was concerned about the Pit being rotten and appearing "not up to par" ..

It is not an uncommon problem. I did some research online and found this information, which she can read on her own ..

I believe that the pit in the photograph is probably " fruit rot fungus " and it is a common problem in the state in which she lives, California. It hails from heavy rains which is not that common in California however, it does have a season, I assume as it is the vegetable garden and fruit garden of the West Coast ..

It is a real possibility, that it is Fruit Rot, which is a funghus.

Have a nice day.
If you read down further in the thread, Kayelle said this:

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I agree avocados should be allowed to ripen at room temp. However, if if you find yourself with more ripe ones than you can use, put them in the refrigerator. It will stop the ripening process somewhat.

GLC, what do you think was the cause of that humongous seed in mine? I've cut open thousands of avocados in my day, and that was bizarre!
The pit in her photo looks fine to me - just very large
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Got Garlic,

It seems from the photograph that the " pit " ( yes most are large ) does not have a layer of pale light brown, almost like a " peel " on the pit ..

This is why I had thought or I mis-read Kayelle´s post, that she had been skeptical with the Pit and avocado in the photograph.

My apologies if this is the case ..

However, in reference, there is an avocado disease called fruit rot funghus .. And one of the reasons for this funghus growth, are heavy rains ..

Have a nice day ..
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