Unlike half the population, she did not discover a love for avocados via Instagram. “I grew up on avocados. It’s one of the first foods your mom gives you,” says Jinich, of her childhood in Mexico City. “It just practically goes into everything—avocado from morning to night.”
She’s continued with that habit, and even become a spokesperson for Avocados From Mexico, a role that’s made her experiment even more with the trendy fruit. (She’s making AvoNog instead of egg nog for the holidays, for example.)
Given her expertise, we asked Jinich to share some key tips for buying, opening, and storing avos, since, let’s face it, while they have a reputation for being delicious, they’re also great at getting brown and mushy when you look away for ten seconds.
Check out the tips here.....