There are a few things we don’t have in Kansas… the ocean, The Kardashian’s and good avocados. Of those three I believe a big thank goodness is in order for the lack of Kardashian sisters. I do, however, wish I was a hop, skip and a jump away from an ocean/beach and I wish I could get fresh avocados that tasted like the ones I get shipped from California Avocados at my local grocery store.
This past month when I was out of avocados and awaiting my ambassador shipment from the California Avocado Commission, I was craving fresh avocados like crazy. A good friend of mine said “You do realize, they sell avocados at the grocery store, right?” Of course I know they sell avocados, but they don’t sell California avocados… and once you’ve had avocados fresh from the orchard in California, you can’t go back to what they sell here in Kansas stores. It just isn’t the same.
Luckily, there will hopefully always be companies that deliver California avocados straight to your doorstep. If you are in the midwest and want to know what real California avocados taste like, order some up today. Better yet, if you are a neighbor, stop on by… my shipment just arrived and I’d love to share an avocado with you! [Continue reading]