This one goes out to everyone who knows that avocado isn't just an ingredient, it’s a lifestyle

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Image: 7 avocado disasters only a true lover will understand

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If you believe the avocado is destined for great things, you’re in the right place.


The appeal of this green, smooth, buttery fruit is endless: glorious with bacon, delicious in a dip and you can even bake an egg into it. The. Pure. Joy. To say we love avocados wouldn't even begin to describe our feelings, to be honest. 


Only the truest of avocado fans need read on …

The day you found out you can freeze them was one of the best ever

It means that you’ll never have to go a day without one. Happy now? We are.

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Staring at it won’t solve your ripe avocado emergency

Waiting for them to be ready can feel like forever. If you’re desperate, try putting them in a paper bag with a banana. The banana produces ethylene gas which helps ripen other fruits.

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Joey staring

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There’s a fine line between ripe 'n' ready and brown mush

You thought it was squishy because it was good to eat but alas, the avocado you’ve nurtured for days is brown inside. We know that heartbreak.

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Brown avocado

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Choosing The One requires patience

Feeling up every single avocado in the supermarket is mandatory. Let’s face it, you’ve got to squeeze ‘em all.

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It gets unwanted visitors

Those strange stringy sprouty bits that appear on the inside make us feel sad inside.


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Avocado veins

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There’s nothing an avocado can’t turn its hand to

The powers of the green fruit are endless: you know you can make it taste like chocolate or turn it into ice cream, right? Oh yes. It's that amazing. 

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Avocado ice cream

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Supermarket sweep

Why is it that when you’re hankering for an avocado fix, only the superhard ones are on sale? Such teases. 

Get your fix with this bean, wild rice and avocado salad recipe, chunky guacamole, or herby turkey burger recipe