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How To Pit An Avocado The Right Way

Who doesn't love a good avocado? Avo on toast, crackers, in sushi, with chicken and cheese in a grilled sandwich, the options are endless! But chances are, if you're anything like me, you've been pitting this magical fruit the hard way.

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NOPE. Don't cut it like this.

Cutting the avocado longways is what I was taught. And hey, it's pretty easy right? But guess what, there's an even easier way to do it.

Cutting the avocado longways is what I was taught. And hey, it's pretty easy right? But guess what, there's an even easier way to do it.

Cut across the middle instead.

That's right.. the middle.

That's right.. the middle.

Now you've got two beautiful halves staring at you.

At this point, you're probably thinking you could just line that knife up with the pit and twist it out of its delicious home. But wait.. there's an easier way.

At this point, you're probably thinking you could just line that knife up with the pit and twist it out of its delicious home. But wait.. there's an easier way.

Next, pick up the half with the pit.

And...

And...

Now SQUEEZE!

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And watch the pit fall right out.

And there you have it. A perfectly pitted avocado!

You've just found a new way to pit an avocado! And one that doesn't risk the knife slipping when you hit it into the pit to twist it out.

You've just found a new way to pit an avocado! And one that doesn't risk the knife slipping when you hit it into the pit to twist it out.

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