The New York Times Found a Way to Upset the Internet and Get Everyone to Agree on One Thing
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— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 1, 2015
It’s hard to know what on earth compelled The New York Times to offer the worst culinary advice this country has yet to see. Of course, this may be an overstatement, but when the president of the United States of America feels the need to tell you just how ludicrous it is to put peas in guacamole (take a second to let that sink in), it’s pretty safe to say your cooking cred is over.
respect the nyt, but not buying peas in guac. onions, garlic, hot peppers. classic. https://t.co/MEEI8QHH1V
— President Obama (@POTUS) July 1, 2015
To see some more responses to the misguided advice, click here.
Meanwhile, perhaps the newspaper should report more effectively on more pressing matters, like, who knows, perhaps the numerous black churches that are being burned in the South?
First, California’s epic drought has been drying up avocado supplies across the country. Avocado prices have been increasing, and fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill said it would consider getting rid of avocados temporarily if costs continued to rise.
Now the New York Times is basically axing the buttery treat out of guacamole, proposing an alternative ingredient instead: peas.
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.
—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata
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