When avocados are ripe enough for slicing, they're usually hard to peel without squishing the avocado. This avocado slicer makes the job quick with no need for peeling. It is especially good when you need to peel a lot of avocados for a party.
Avocado slicer, about $14.95. Order from Sur La Table, (800) 243-0852 (ask for item number 112433); http://www.cooking.com ; Alan Ladd Hardware and Gifts, 500 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, (760) 325-2165; and Rains Department Store, 218 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai, (805) 646-1441, http://www.rainsofojai.com.