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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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This recipe for guacamole is delicious and simple to make. Just remember the basics: Start with perfectly ripened avocados, and prepare the guacamole just before you plan to serve it. Once an avocado is cut open, it will not continue to ripen and cannot be saved. Test an avocado for ripeness by gently pressing its skin in several places. If it feels uniformly soft, the avocado is ready to be cut open and enjoyed. Guacamole makes a great dip for corn chips, and we love it in a pita bread san