Avocado

The avocado (Persea americana) is a tree native to Mexico and Central America, classified in the flowering plant family Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. Avocado or alligator pear also refers to the fruit, botanically a large berry that contains a single seed.Avocados are commercially valuable and are cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world. They have a green-skinned, fleshy body that may be pear-shaped, egg-shaped, or spherical. Commercially, they ripen after harvesting. Trees are partially self-pollinating and often are propagated through grafting to maintain a predictable quality and quantity of the fruit.
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  • A new criminal enterprise is being run on Facebook Marketplace

    … A new scourge of the criminal underworld has been showing up on Facebook Marketplace in New Zealand. It’s the product of a crime wave that is fueling a black market that could have potentially disastrous results by anyone who buys this product. I am of course speaking of the avocado. Avocados have become so popular in the Kiwi nation some…

    Greg's Cornerin Social- 15 readers -
  • Google Uncovers Black Friday Shopping Trends [Study]

    …: disposable silverware, plastic cups, paper plates, tortilla chips, and garbage bags Manhattan: cereal, almond milk, butter croissants, mini pretzels, and almonds Boston: maple bacon chips, green pea crisps, and peanuts Chicago: baby wipes, chocolate, sparkling juice, and orange juice Washington, D.C.: whole-wheat crackers, fruit snacks, diet soda…

    Ashley Zeckman/ Search Engine Watchin Google- 9 readers -
  • Google Uncovers Black Friday Shopping Trends [Study]

    … silverware, plastic cups, paper plates, tortilla chips, and garbage bags Manhattan: cereal, almond milk, butter croissants, mini pretzels, and almonds Boston: maple bacon chips, green pea crisps, and peanuts Chicago: baby wipes, chocolate, sparkling juice, and orange juice Washington, D.C.: whole-wheat crackers, fruit snacks, diet soda, and diced tomatoes…

    Ashley Zeckman/ Search Engine Watchin Google- 6 readers -
  • Eating with John Chow – Seabirds Kitchen

    … of goodness. Speaking of tacos, Seabirds makes some of the best in the business. My favorite was the beer battered avo taco made with fried avocado, Seabirds sauce, cabbage, red onion, and lime. The other taco I tried was the Jack Asada taco made with marinated and grilled jackfruit, Seabirds cabbage slaw, and pickled red onion. Roasted beets with garlic…

    John Chow/ John Chow dot Com- 8 readers -
  • The $8,000 Lunch At Native Food Cafe

    … above) and the native soup of the day. The wrap contains fresh baby greens, avocado and cucumber salsa, creamy chipotle sauce and your choice of crispy, blackened or grilled Native Chicken in a whole wheat wrap. I went with the blackened chicken, which didn’t look very blacken. The “chicken” is made from tempeh, a traditional soy product originally…

    John Chow/ John Chow dot Comin Facebook- 20 readers -
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