The New York Times Commits a Crime Against Guacamole!
New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark has sparked outrage across social media after publishing a recipe that calls for English peas to be added into a traditional guacamole dish. In the column she writes, “The peas add intense sweetness and a chunky texture to the dip, making it more substantial on the chip.” The thought of tainting guacamole with a lesser vegetable enraged purists. The official Twitter account for the Republican Party of Texas basically insisted the New York Times was inciting war against the Lone Star State. Check out the tweets of the enraged:
— Perez Hilton (@PerezHilton) July 1, 2015
You don’t put peas in guacamole https://t.co/kG3ewrVv6f
— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) July 1, 2015
Yes, even the President weighed in…
respect the nyt, but not buying peas in guac. onions, garlic, hot peppers. classic. https://t.co/MEEI8QHH1V
— President Obama (@POTUS) July 1, 2015
We almost feel bad for columnist Melissa Clark, I mean, it’s just a recipe. She learned the hard way not to mess with Guac! Get the full story here.
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