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How to Keep Cut Avocados Fresh for a Week (Video)

By Jerry James Stone, TreeHugger

We all love avocados, right? Right! So there is nothing worse than losing half of this tasty, yet expensive, fruit to a few days in the refrigerator.

See, the Omega-3 fatty acids found in the avocado are extremely sensitive to light, air and heat, and the moment you cut one open, it begins to brown. Actually, I think it begins to brown the moment you pick up the knife, if not sooner. But using the easy steps outlined in this video, you can make that leftover avocado half last for days, almost a week!

 

 

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11:28PM PDT on Mar 31, 2013

I wonder why other professionals don’t notice your website much m glad I found this.
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2:05PM PDT on Mar 11, 2013

Thanks

2:02AM PDT on Mar 11, 2013

Thanks

2:03PM PDT on Mar 10, 2013

I do not have a problem as I usually eat both halves in the day or even sooner!!

4:35AM PST on Jan 14, 2013

I love Hass avocados the best. I find the shepperd ones a little bitter and not always nice inside, reed are good too.

4:34AM PST on Jan 14, 2013

Well I never!!! What a great tip. I am never without an avocado or a red onion so this is so simple. Usually I leave the seed in and cover with other side of avocado after scooping out the flesh, then wrapp in paper towel. I usually discolours a little. Thanks.

4:08AM PST on Jan 13, 2013

Thanks for the tip!

8:56PM PDT on Nov 2, 2012

What a novel idea.

11:50AM PDT on Sep 29, 2012

I possess the knowledge now. Thanks lol

3:08PM PDT on Sep 27, 2012

Thanks for posting. I can really use this information.

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