THESE AVOCADO RIPENING TRICKS ACTUALLY WORK
Place avocados in a brown paper bag with an apple or banana to speed up the ripening process.
If you need to ripen an avocado quickly, place it in a sealed plastic bag with a ripe banana or apple.
To slow down the ripening process, store avocados in the refrigerator.
If you only need to ripen a portion of an avocado, leave the pit in the other half and wrap it tightly with plastic wrap.
To determine if an avocado is ripe, gently press on the skin. If it gives slightly, it is ready to eat.
If you have ripe avocados that you won't be using right away, store them in the refrigerator to extend their shelf life.
If you need to ripen avocados quickly for a recipe, place them in a paper bag with a ripe tomato or apple.