8 Out-Of-Control Tools For True Avocado Lovers

Photographed by Nicole Maroon.
With apologies to Dr. Seuss, we could eat avocados any of the following ways: in a box, with a fox, in a house, with a mouse, for brunch, lunch, here, there, and anywhere. When we keep avocados around the house, the reasons to eat them seem to multiply: put them on toast, add them to a sandwich, mix them into a dip. They're an easy way to make any meal more exciting without needing tons of extra work or special gadgets and gizmos. But, just because we don't need avocado-centric equipment doesn't mean we don't want it.
We avocado-obsessed masses have not only allegedly endangered our ability to ever own a house to get our hands on these berries (yes, really!), we've also created a cottage industry of single-use items to make consuming them even easier. Ahead, eight tools that might otherwise sit around gathering dust in our drawers — if we didn't already eat avocados every damn day.
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A veritable Swiss army knife in one blade, this allows you to slice, scrape, mash, and de-pit without switching tools.

Tovolo Comfort Grip Avocado Knife, $9.92, available at Amazon.
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Then again, if you really want a smooth slicing experience you can go with OXO's beloved 3-in-one version. The only sharp blades are in the de-pitter in the middle.

OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer, $9.99, available at Bed Bath & Beyond.
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Or, if you've always dreamed of a perfect avocado half, no cuts, the Avoloop might be the one-use gadget missing from your life.

Avo Loop Avoloop, $10.99, available at Amazon.
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We're not actually sure what makes this different from traditional mashers, but maybe the avocados know.

RSVP Stainless Steel Avocado Masher, $10.45, available at Amazon.
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Impossible, but some people have avocado leftovers. These silicon covers do what you always wish you could and hug then all day long.

Farberware Avocado Food Huggers, $7.99, available at Bed Bath & Beyond.
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Or, if you need a sturdier container, the Tupperware version will allow your avocado to travel on your commute unbruised.

Tupperware Avocado Keeper, $14.95 , available at Amazon.
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As far as freshness, nothing can compete with Casabella's air-tight Guac-Loc.

Casabella Guac-Lock Container, $19.99, available at Bed Bath & Beyond.
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And then, when you're done ,you can grow more avocado trees of your own, because, joking aside, this love can get expensive.

AvoSeedo Grow your own Avocado Tree 3 Pack, $22.99, available at Amazon.