Perfectly Ripe Avocados

“Unless you’re using avocados that day, buy them a little hard. Put them on the counter and check them twice a day for the perfect ‘give.’ Once they have that, store them in the fridge. Then your avocados will last for at least a week in a perfectly ripe stage.”

Shauna Meany, owner of the Des Moines-based meal prep business Good Chives (

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