Fuerte avocados with smoked salmon and eggs on an English muffin

January 4, 2017
by Mimi Holtz
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Fuerte Avocados – Festive Holiday Slices

It’s that time of year when Fuerte avocados are perfectly ripe and full of flavor.  Pear-shaped with a thinner skin than Hass avocados,   Fuertes have a unique nutty flavor,  and if you have enjoyed a Fuerte avocado you are … Continue reading

avocado toast

January 24, 2016
by Mimi Holtz
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Avocado Sunshine on Toast: Winter Fun

We were thrilled to get 3 inches of rain earlier this month,  and equally thrilled to be able to  take a week off from irrigating the avocado groves to do some local touring with friends who were visiting us from Vermont. … Continue reading

large Fuerte

October 26, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Fuerte Avocados: When to Pick?

I just came in from checking out our Fuerte avocado trees.  It’s almost time to pick the biggest avocados! This variety is rarely found outside of California anymore, but they are among the best tasting avocados in my opinion.  

Avocado Valentine

January 21, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Fuerte Avocados!

It’s that time of year again when we might be thinking about Valentine’s Day gifts.   Some people put a lot of meaning into the one day, hoping that their sweetheart will remember to shower them with roses,  jewelry,  or … Continue reading

March 22, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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California Avocados Direct 2014 Season Opener

Spring has arrived here in Southern California, and that means it’s time to begin picking the avocados!   The biggest avocados will be selected and harvested now to make room for the new babies to begin growing.   The trees … Continue reading

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