A Speedy Test for Avocado Ripeness – Use the Stem


Ah, the glorious avocado! When perfectly ripe, the avocado lives up to its superfood reputation. But how to know when buttery-smooth, green ripe fruit awaits you? Remove the stem of an avocado – if it’s green and the Avocado is soft, it’s ripe. If it’s brown it’s too ripe (and sometimes frightening looking inside).

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  1. What if it’s brown and still not soft…? 🙂

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