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How to Pit an Avocado: A Video Guide

BY: | May 6, 2014

Whether mashed into creamy guacamole or savored straight, avocados are a cool but healthy summer treat. But the smoothness of their texture belies the difficulty of preparing one to eat. Follow these tips to efficiently pit your next avocado without resorting to a blowtorch and crowbar, aka the Julia Child Method.

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Video: Nathalie Lagerfeld, Groupon. Demonstration: Hillary Proctor, Groupon.

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