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Avocados are classically harvested in summer in California. They are harvested pretty much year-round in Hawaii and even in California, where most of the U.S. crop is grown. Find easy ways to use these luscious, flavorful fruits below.

All About Avocados
Avocados are smooth, luscious, nutritious, and more versatile than you might think. Find how to buy and store them as well as how to use them below.

A Gaggle of Guacamoles
Tasty guacamole recipes for all tastes.

How to Make Guacamole
Highlight ripe avocados with this ultra simple guacamole recipe.

Avocado Lime Salad Dressing
Avocado makes a luscious salad dressing bright with lime.

Avocado Pomegranate Salad
A bright salad of smooth green avocado and ruby red pomegranate seeds.

Avocado Salad Dressing
Quick, luscious, thick salad dressing that works the avocado into the dressing.

Avocado Toast
An avocado and a bit of bread make a fabulous dish.

Avocado Tomato Toast
An avocado, a bit of bread, and a few sun-dried tomatoes make a great snack.

Best (and Easiest) Guacamole
Avocado plus salsa makes delicious guacamole.

Chile & Cilantro Guacamole
It's great with chips, on tacos, or any other way you might use guacamole.

Chilled Avocado Soup
Chilled Avocado Soup takes advantage of avocado's naturally thick and creamy texture to make a luxuriously rich soup. Lime and cilantro brighten the richness.

Classic Guacamole
See how to make fabulous classic guacamole.

Corn Avocado Salad
Crunchy sweet corn kernels and chunks of creamy avocado coated with a spicy lime dressing makes a great salad, salsa, or relish - depending on how you want to use it.

Fennel Avocado Salad
Thinly sliced fennel, avocado, and red onion get coated in an easy dressing to make this quick, easy, and healthful salad.

Grapefruit Avocado Salad
Avocados add smoothness to this bright spring salad.

How to Keep Guacamole Green
Guacamole oxidizes - turns an unappetizing brown - quickly without proper precautions.

How to Make an Easy Guacamole Recipe Video
See how easy it is to make your own fresh guacamole.

Persimmon Avocado Salad
A sweet and colorful fall salad.

Spicy Avocado Toast
An avocado, a bit of bread, and some chile oil make a fabulous dish.

Shrimp Avocado Jalapeno Salad
Shrimp Avocado Jalapeno Salad has just a bit of jalapeno in the dressing to keep things kicky.

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