Here’s Every Avocado Hack You’ll Ever Need

Photographed by Alexandra Gavillet.
Our avocado love is so powerful that it can travel across the wide expanses of time and space; no matter the season, time of day, or place, we crave it. Without it our toasts would be bare, our salads sadder. That strange-looking little fruit holds the possibility of a perfectly creamy-dreamy green spread — but it also holds the high probability of a under or overripe nightmare. Let's face it, finding the perfect avocado feels isn't always easy. But before you grow weary and start to let your avo-love fade, don't worry! Because we've rounded up eight fool-proof hacks to ensure that every little oblong fruit you pick will have the promise of greatness. From establishing ripeness levels, to speeding up the ripening process in a pinch, and even proper slicing techniques, we've got them all (plus a few more) covered below.
1. Avocado Ripeness Test
Think of the all the underripe avocados that will be saved! 2. Speed Ripen
Life equals changed. 3. The Correct Way To Cut
We've been doing it wrong all along... 4. Peel An Avocado With A Glass Cup
Fast, easy, AND clean. 5. Keep Avocado Fresh
Never let that glorious green turn brown again! 6. Avocado Sushi Slices
Avocado like a pro. 7. Make An Avocado Rose
For your avo-toast, of course. 8. Egg-In-An-Avocado
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served.

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