Taking Hummus to New Horizons

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Roasted peppers are one of the most versatile ingredients to have on hand and also one of the easiest to make yourself. (You can buy jarred roasted peppers, but it’s much more cost- effective to pop some raw peppers into the oven.) And since most bell peppers are pretty big, one roasted pepper can go […]

Roasted Garlic: A Gift from the Culinary Gods

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Roasted garlic is the perfect example of how one inexpensive ingredient can become an unbelievably flavorful gourmet-level ingredient. All you need is 45 minutes of hands-off time and a little bit of knowledge. And a sheet of aluminum foil. After you’ve roasted your garlic, you can use it immediately or keep it in the refrigerator […]

Healthy Tailgating Recipes

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It is that time of the year: football season. You bundle up in your favorite team’s gear, head to the stadium, drink and laugh with friends. With football season, comes the best part…tailgating! This of course brings yummy snacks. What do you do when you volunteer to bring food and have no clue? Here are […]

Herbal Hummus 101

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One thing I always have in my pantry: chickpeas. One thing I always have in my refrigerator: tahini. Why? Because hummus is my go-to staple, no matter if I need a last-minute appetizer, a dish to take to a party, or a quick dinner. You just can’t go wrong with hummus. (I omitted garlic and […]

Make This Appetizer Today – Hummus

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This tasty and healthy bean spread has gained in popularity over the past few years. Our version has all the benefits of a more traditional recipe, but with less olive oil. The combination of garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas), tahini, lemon juice, cumin and garlic is a show-stopper. This recipe is very versatile – use […]

Taking Shrimp For A Dip

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Shrimp Hummus Holidays = parties = dips. And bringing along a classic dip that you know everyone will like is a sure-fire bet. It’s also fun to add a little something extra to that kind of dip, something that will be just different enough to make people ask you for your recipe. It occurred to […]