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Really Simple Guacamole

What makes a great guacamole? Brian and I don’t have a single favorite, but we do like a spicy version that uses hot pickles and the pickle juice instead of jalapenos. The pickles are southwestern and as incendiary as any jalapeno, just sweeter. In time for Super Bowl parties, Brian and I are happy to…

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Crab Guacamole

“But we have to have guacamole,” Brian complained. “We agreed we’d have different, better things for Super Bowl Weekend,” I replied. “It’s un-American not to have guacamole,” he pleaded. “Guacamole is Mexican,” I commented. “Are you sure?” Brian and I have been married for twenty-four years. I have never done a background check on him.…

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Spicy Chunky Guacamole

Guacamole has become a year round food that many of us eat several times a week. The “standard” restaurant or store guacamole can be okay, but nothing beats fresh and homemade. Which recipe? You can find a zillion recipes for guacamole. Your basic preparation options come down to these: Do you mush up the avocado…

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Chunky Guacamole

There are about as many recipes for guacamole as for the companion beverage, the margarita. Rosa Mexicano has been the leading Mexican restaurant in New York City for decades. They strive for authentic, excellent food. Chef Roberto Santianez has compiled his outstanding recipes into Rosa’s Mexican Table. The restaurant prides itself in tableside preparation of…

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