The part of the article that really made me think was the intro. It talks about author Melanie Warner, and how her mother accidentally ate some guacamole dip that Melanie had rotting in her fridge as part of an experiment. The crazy part was- after nine months of sitting in the fridge- the guacamole showed barely any signs of being old. And the mother didn't get sick! Really??
I know that when I use fresh avocado it starts to brown after a day, as pictured here:
So, for the love of avocado, use fresh! It barely takes any time at all to whip up fresh guacamole. Sometimes, if I don't have any other ingredients on hand, I make my "guacamole" just by mashing up an avocado and adding salt & pepper. Other optional ingredients are:
And then slather it on your favorite foods, like my Chicken Enchiladas Verde: