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Peas in Guacamole? No Way! New York Times Recipe Causes Culinary Fury

A New York Times tweet suggesting adding peas to guacamole sparked cries of culinary foul from users

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    The New York Times declared war on Texas when they suggested adding green peas to guacamole. (Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015)

    Give peas a chance? When it comes to guacamole, no way.

    The great guacamole debate started after The New York Times suggested adding fresh green peas to guacamole.

    The recipe triggered intense discussion on the Internet and even wound its way into the president's Twitter Q-and-A session on health care.

    It turns out the president is a traditionalist when it comes to his guac.

    On that, he was in bipartisan agreement with Republican presidential aspirant Jeb Bush. Bush's tweet was even more pointed: "You don't put peas in guacamole."

    The Republican Party of Texas also took to Twitter to express its dissatisfaction with the New York Times.

    While Austin 360 took on the Times on behalf of the Lone Star State.