Slicing an avocado is such an easy job, that is until one has to deal with its ripeness and the rock-hard pit, or so we are told according to an article on delish.com.Rather than halving the avocado lengthwise, as it is customarily done, one should halve it
Rather than halving the avocado lengthwise, as it is customarily done, one should halve it crosswise, around the pit. This will not only help to prevent accidental cutting of the fingers but also allow the pit to drop right out with a gentle squeeze if the avocado is ripe. No dangerous knife-wielding necessary! But the real magic comes once the pit is outta there.
You scoop out the avocado from the peel (or use your hands to actually peel the two halves if you’re a perfectionist), then slice the avocado into rings.
At this point, you can top your salad or sandwich with the rings or you can halve them, whichever style that floats your boat, either way, you get nice thick gorgeous slices like these:
Lazy morning at my Airbnb in Echo Park. Made this sweet potato hash with zucchini, avocado and radish sprouts to fuel my day. I’ve been having such a good time down here, but definitely starting to miss my husband and fur babes. Wish I could bring the sun and warmth home to Portland tomorrow. #WuHausTrips