Recipe Roundup: Guacamole

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A recent conversation with friends about guacamole revealed myriad techniques and preferences. Lumpy versus smooth, lime versus lemon, cilantro lovers versus haters … There seem to be as many variations as there are cooks. Although we’re quite fond of our own “best” recipe, the discussion inspired us to broaden our guacamole horizons, and we’ve found some mouthwatering recipes that include ingredients like pomegranate seeds, asparagus, and jicama. Check them out and the share your own guacamole secrets in the comments.

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From around the web:

A Twist on Guacamole with Indian curry powder, from 101 Cookbooks
Asparagus Guacamole, from SELF
Charred Corn Guacamole, from Bobby Flay
Charred Tomatillo Guacamole, from Gourmet
Grilled Garlic and Orange Guacamole, from Rick Bayless
Guacamole and Bacon Chunky Dip, from Serious Eats
Guacamole Chamacuero with pear, grapes, and pomegranate, from Diana Kennedy
Jicama-Mango Guacamole, from Patricio Sandoval
Sweet Pea Guacamole, from Michael Roberts
Toasted Pumpkinseed Guacamole, from Rick Bayless

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