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Smoky Eggplant and Chickpea Spread

YIELD 18 servings Ingredients 2 (1 -pound) eggplant, peeled 1 (16-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup tahini, stirred well 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin o…

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10+ Tasty Uses for Tahini (Besides Hummus)

Tahini has to be my favorite seed butter because it gives any dish or sauce an excellent creamy, nutty and earthy flavor, making it surprisingly delicious in desserts and scrumptious in sautés. If you…

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Red Pepper Hummus

The key to this recipe is blending the ingredients for at least five minutes, which will create a creamy and wonderful texture. It's great on raw veggies, corn chips or even just on a spoon. The roast…

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Hummus is Taking Over

American tobacco farmers are now trying to grow chickpeas to keep up with the increased demand for hummus. The Middle Eastern cuisine staple has increased in popularity with American consumers as they…

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Sweet Pea and Mint Dip (Recipe)

  The days are getting longer and the flowers are in bloom. Yep, it's finally spring! And what better way to celebrate than with some fresh, seasonal foods? Check out this recipe for sweet pea…

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Spicy Sweet Moroccan Chickpea Spread

They say good things come to those who wait and I guess it's true. I've been thinking about making this spread since my friend, Kirsten, a wonderfully adventurous cook who blogs about her culina…

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Gourmet Vegetarian Slow Cooker – Book Giveaway!

We could not be happier that October is Vegetarian Awareness Month. To celebrate, we decided to mix up our usual Saturday book giveaways and give away vegetarian cookbooks all month. First up is T…

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Zorba’s Layered Veggie Dip

We could make a meal of this creamy, zesty layered dip, scooped up with pita chips, rolled in a whole-wheat wrap, or served with grilled eggplant. Because it's made with yogurt and hummus instead of m…

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