The Pea-Guacamole Drama Continues With Food & Wine

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It's back.
It's back.

It was just last month that everyone — President Obama included — freaked out after the New York Times tweeted a years-old recipe for ABC Cocina’s guacamole with English peas. Now Food & Wine is capitalizing on Peagate: The magazine is featuring the dish on its September cover. “Yes, indeed, we were aware of the controversy, but our cover wasn’t in response to it,” says EIC Dana Cowin. “In the September issue, we have a feature on brilliant, star chef Enrique Olvera, and wanted to put one of his delicious dishes on our cover — the pea-spiked guacamole won out! I’m a huge fan of this recipe, but I also love a classic version. I think there’s room for all!”

Melissa Clark, the author of the Times story, feels like she’s on the right side of history:

The Pea-Guacamole Drama Continues With Food & Wine