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Avocado - wet inside?

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mincinmama Oct 6, 2011 11:10 AM

Anyone every come across this? I knew I should have been hesitant of .79 off season avocados.

I sliced it in half and the pit just popped out on its own and there was moisture inside. It felt really odd. They were only moderately soft, how I usually eat them and still in green inside.

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    Wawsanham Oct 7, 2011 02:09 PM

    Sounds like it is not a "Haas" avocado which is creamier in its consistency (and oilier), but less watery. Could be one of the other varieties. Pay attention to what the skin looks like. Haas avocadoes are very dark, almost blackish and kind of have a ridged skin.

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      Evilbanana11 Oct 7, 2011 01:45 PM

      Aren't those the big avocados that have less fat in them? I prefer the normal ones myself.

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        jaykayen Oct 7, 2011 11:41 AM

        I think it has to do with the variety of avocado. The avocados from my house don't have this. Not in season. The ones from my boyfriend's house are kind of watery. And they are in season right now...

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        1. re: jaykayen
          bushwickgirl Oct 7, 2011 12:08 PM

          Well, the watery variety (or moister, softer textured, not as buttery) I think of as the Caribbean variety, but there are few California varieties that I haven't had, that may be more moist. So I think you're onto something.

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          mincinmama Oct 6, 2011 11:15 AM

          of course i ate it anyway. because....avocados are delicious.

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          1. re: mincinmama
            bushwickgirl Oct 7, 2011 05:41 AM

            How much moisture are we talking about? I've had avocados that release the pit without any effort, and it's usually because they're quite ripe, but as for moisture, I haven't ever noticed any obvious droplets of liquid anything.

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