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Re: Avocados


My daughter has a good recipe...she chops in red onion and adds lemon
juice.  She says to put the seed in the mix and that keeps it from turning
dark but that is when serving and before freezing.  I love fresh avocado.

Bonnie Zone 7/7 ETN
Remember:  The River Raisin, The Alamo, The Maine, Pearl Harbor, 9/11


> [Original Message]
> From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 1/12/2007 12:16:14 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Avocados
>
> Ms Fatma said I should've chopped some onion in it; maybe next time, 
> maybe not [why mess with success]. The secret, I think, is the lemon 
> juice. It kept the avocado from darkening and gave it a nice fresh, 
> clean flavor when it thawed. The containers we used are those 1-cup 
> Glad or Ziplock [forget which] containers. They're nice because they 
> can be stacked quite high in the freezer. They're also good for lemon 
> or lime juice, pesto, &c.
>
> On Jan 12, 2007, at 11:07 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
>
> > Very nice. I may have to try it if I ever have an excess of avocados.
> > Actually, maybe I'll buy an extra bag of them at Costco and try it
> > anyway, just in case I need guacamole in a hurry one day.
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of james singer
> > Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 2:58 PM
> > To: Garden Chat
> > Subject: [CHAT] Avocados
> >
> > Back in September, I said I was going to freeze avocado puree. I did. I
> > added chopped jalapenos and lemon juice to it and froze it in 1-cup
> > containers. Cyndi, among others, said she wanted to know how it turned
> > out. I thawed the first cup this evening. Terrific. Tastes [and looks]
> > as good a fresh. We are dipping into it with pita.
> >
> > We still have 4 cups frozen. If I remember, I'll defrost them, one by
> > one, between now and when the next crop becomes available [the tree is
> > budding up; in this strange weather, it will be blooming by mid 
> > February
> > and fruiting by late May].
> >
> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Sunset Zone 25
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Sunset Zone 25
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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