You know it must have been a slow news day when adding peas to guacamole is one of the top stories. Sadly it was, even President Obama added his two cents on twitter. The chaos ensued when the New York Times suggested a new addition to the recipe which was the perfect catalyst to cause a firestorm within the twitter sphere. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the state of guacamole and if it should be altered or kept authentic. How exactly did this make the news?
Could you imagine where we would be as a population if we cared this much about credit debt, global warming or natural resource consumption? There would be no more of those extremely sad commercials where the cute polar bear is balancing on a tiny 2′ by 2′ piece of ice because we destroyed its habitat. But once someone messes with guacamole the gloves come off.
Guacamole is great we can all agree on that but save that stuff for the Food Network. What’s the point of the Food Network if we are using News time to discuss how you can impress your friends with this bold new recipe and create the illusion of being trendy.