You have to really work at your avocado timing to get a perfectly ripe one. Too early and things are bland and tough. Too late and it gets all mushy. A ripe avocado will gently yield to a good squeeze. Now once you have a perfect specimen it’s time for the challenge of preparing a fruit with a giant pit. Whatever you do, do not peel the thick skin off, the fleshy part easily comes off from the inside once you cut it open. Just follow this step-by-step video for some simple tips.
Coming soon: Breakup Cookbook’s Fresh Guacamole recipe