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The 12 AvocaDOs And AvocaDON'Ts Of Guacamole

So you can rock the guac. If you can't get enough of that green stuff in your life, DO try the brand-new Chipotle Chicken Melt with Guacamole for a limited time only from SUBWAY®.

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1. DO: Peel off the stem of an avocado to tell if it's ripe.

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Green = go for it.

Brown = put it down.

2. DON'T: Rip open the avocado at the store, taste it, and put it back.

We know who you are.
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We know who you are.

3. DO: Refrigerate your unused avocado half with the pit still in it.

That'll really help keep your avocado from going brown.
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That'll really help keep your avocado from going brown.

4. DON'T: Chew on the pit like a jawbreaker. It's not a jawbreaker.

Also, why is it on a stick?
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Also, why is it on a stick?

5. DO: Experiment with wildcard flavors.

Sun-dried tomatoes, fish, pineapples, mango, and nuts could each make for a really exotic and delicious guacamole.
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Sun-dried tomatoes, fish, pineapples, mango, and nuts could each make for a really exotic and delicious guacamole.

6. DON'T: Experiment with wildcard avocados.

Oh, stock photo person, when will you learn?
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Oh, stock photo person, when will you learn?

7. DO: Try sweet AND spicy.

Honey and jalapeños are a match made in guacamole heaven.
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Honey and jalapeños are a match made in guacamole heaven.

8. DON'T: Try sour AND salty.

WHY DID YOU ADD GRAPEFRUIT? No no no.
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WHY DID YOU ADD GRAPEFRUIT? No no no.

9. DO: Remember to add a pinch of acidity.

Lemons and limes are your friends, friend.
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Lemons and limes are your friends, friend.

10. DON'T: Pinch your friend Felicity.

She asked us to tell you that she hates it.
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She asked us to tell you that she hates it.

11. DO: Invite friends over to tell you how great your guacamole is and laugh at funny cat videos online.

Oh, Beth. You're a riot!
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Oh, Beth. You're a riot!

12. DON'T: Invite friends over to taste your guacamole and judge you silently.

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HOW DARE YOU.

DO: Try the new Chipotle Chicken Melt with Guacamole for a limited time only from SUBWAY®.

And enhance your sub with that delicious green mana from heaven.