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Grilled Cheese With Guacamole

We’ve seen quite the variety of grilled cheese fillings. Cured meats, pickles, jams, fresh veggies, herbs…but none are as hotly (pun intended) debated as avocado/guacamole. Some feel avocado should never be warmed. But others insist upon the glory of guacamole in grilled cheese. Where do you stand?

My hedonism knows few bounds, but buttering cheese might be one of them. As we all know, avocados are the butter of the plant kingdom, so this sandwich is the next best thing. And it’s easy for us to fool ourselves into even believing it’s healthy, what with its greenness and good fats and all. Right?

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Photo by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.