Giant “avozilla” is an avocado five times larger than regular size

The trend of mini-avocados was recently announced, but now it appears that avocado fans can go the opposite route. In Australia—where everything does seem to be larger for some reason—some savvy farmers are harvesting the “avozilla,” or an avocado that could substitute as a really messy bowling ball. According to The…

Last Call: “Avocado Hand” is apparently a health threat

Joy Behar, one of the hosts of The View, apparently injured herself recently. She showed off a bandaged hand this week, which she’d lacerated badly enough to require a hospital visit. The culprit: An avocado pit. According to New York Magazine’s The Cut—the irony!—doctors are used to seeing these avocado-induced…

Tim Tebow superfan creates tribute sandwich that’s just a wee bit obsessive

The Binghamton Rumble Ponies have already gotten something special from the arrival of their newest left fielder, and it’s not a home run (though they got one of those, too): a new local menu option. The arrival of the once-and-former football-thrower inspired Matthew Jones, chef/owner of Burger Mondays Bar & Grille,…

Egg-sized snack avocados could solve at least one of the world's problems

Unless I’m making guacamole, it’s rare that I use an entire avocado. Sliced on a sandwich, chopped up as a chili topping, cubed in a salad—all of these single-serving uses require, at most, about half an avocado. That means I end up cover the unused half with plastic wrap and sticking it in the fridge, which despite…