debunking an old wives tale about guacamole

Have you heard that putting the pit (seed) of a fresh avocado into a bowl of guacamole will help keep it fresher longer?  Well, it turns out to not be true.  It’s just an urban legend or old wives tale.  I couldn’t believe that, because I had done the same thing myself for years and thought it appeared to work.  So, I decided to put it to a test.  Here are the Flickr photos showing what happens to guacamole in three different states: uncovered, covered with plastic wrap, and in contact with an avocado pit.

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