Around here, a perfectly ripe avocado can induce mania and ecstasy. Forget drugs — let's just do avocados. We have the best of avocados for you today, with one brilliant piece of advice on how to pick a good avocado, to smart tips on dicing and storing them. We revisit some of our favorite creative uses, from grilled guacamole to crispy avocado fries (fries! avocado FRIES!). There's ice cream, breakfast pudding, and the ultimate California BLT — all featuring the glorious avocado.