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Now You Can Make Jeb Bush's Famous Guacamole

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(Newser) - As Jezebel points out, Jeb Bush likes to talk about his supposedly famous, "secret" guacamole recipe. On Bush's campaign website , you can even buy a Made-in-America "Guaca Bowle" for $75. (The description notes, "Jeb and Columba love whipping up guacamole on Sunday Funday.") Now,... More »

Hundreds Sick From Cilantro Grown in Feces-Strewn Fields

Cyclospora cayetanensis is a single-celled parasite that causes the infection

(Newser) - The US is banning some Mexican cilantro thanks to the appalling conditions health officials recently found at multiple cilantro fields two hours southeast of Mexico City. Human feces and toilet paper have been found in the growing fields in Puebla, and the general lack of sanitation for workers has been... More »

Internet Freaks Out Over NYT Guacamole Recipe

Nobody's willing to give peas a chance

(Newser) - "Add peas to your guacamole. Trust us," the New York Times tweeted yesterday, to which the Internet responded emphatically, "Hell, no." In what Consumerist calls a stern lesson that "guacamole should not be despoiled by the likes of the pea," commenters urged the NYT... More »

Now You Can Make Chipotle Guacamole at Home

Chain reveals its recipe

(Newser) - Chipotle's latest move touting its healthy ingredients : Yesterday morning, it revealed its guacamole recipe online, Consumerist reports. There are no secret ingredients: It's just two ripe Hass avocados (they "should feel squishy yet firm" and "be a nice dark green color on the inside") with... More »

Not a Good Idea: Publishing Jack White's Guac Recipe

OK, maybe it's not his recipe, but it was in his concert rider

(Newser) - You don't mess with Jack White's guacamole. White performed at the University of Oklahoma Monday, and campus newspaper the Oklahoma Daily published the details of his concert rider this week —the rider included, among other things, the exact recipe to be used for the guacamole White's... More »

Chipotle Guacamole: New Climate Casualty?

Company warns it may have to stop serving it

(Newser) - How's this for a real-world casualty of climate change? Chipotle is warning that it might have to stop serving guacamole, reports ThinkProgress . In its annual report, the chain warned investors that events "associated with climate change" are driving up the price of all kinds of ingredients—including avocado—... More »

Beware Salsa, Guacamole: Food Safety Experts

Made in big batches and left sitting out, dips can cause trouble

(Newser) - As guacamole and salsa become more popular, they also account for a rising number of cases of food poisoning, new statistics show. The dips once represented 1.5% of foodborne illness outbreaks in restaurants and delis, but between 1998 and 2008, that fraction climbed to nearly 4%. Part of the... More »

Turn St. Patrick's Day Dishes Green ... Naturally

Peas, parsley, pesto help, and there's guacamole, too

(Newser) - Perhaps your grocery store is already out of green food coloring ahead of St. Patrick’s Day, or maybe you’d rather tint your celebratory grub naturally. Ann Hodgman, writing for Slashfood , has suggestions:
  • Peas: Adding some to your mashed potatoes will change the color but not the taste.
  • Parsley:
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