It's National Guacamole Day!
Get out there and celebrate! And to enrich your mission, here are 10 guac-related facts courtesy of The National Restaurant Association Show: 1) Grammy winner Jason Mraz has an avocado farm on the side that supplies local Chipotle restaurants 2) Avocados been cultivated for over 10,000 years 3) A funny joke would be to replace guacamole with wasabi at a party (don't actually do this) 4) Leaving the pit in to keep it from browning doesn't really work 5) The largest serving of guacamole ever weighed 2,669.5 kg (5,885.24 lb), created by the Municipality of TancÃtaro Michoacan in TancÃtaro, Mexico, on April 4th 2013. 6) Wine pairing? Try a crisp, mid-bodied white like Sauvignon Blanc 7) Tired of bowls? Here's a recipe w/ instructions to make an edible tortilla hat 8) There are some creative and delicious variations out there 9) Last SuperBowl, 104.2 million pounds of avocados were consumed, mostly as guacamole, in connection with the game. 10) Avocados have more potassium that a banana, plus many other health benefits. So when you eat guac, you're being really healthy! Mark your calendars for November 14 - National Spicy Guacamole day!