"Oh, I may be on the side of the angels...but don't think for one second that I am one of them." - Sherlock, The Reichenbach Fall



Thursday, October 18, 2012

Hummus

Amy borrowed a book from the library entitled Sam Stern's Get Cooking,  She wants to have more say in what we cook, since I do not like going out for dinner anywhere near as much as I used to.  Mr. Stern's hummus recipe is in the back of the book, on page 140 under the heading Essential Extras.  Now, anyone who has been vegan for a while knows that one always needs a good go-to hummus recipe.  What else are you going to dip all those raw veggies into?

We did sub a teaspoon of white vinegar for the lemon juice, but other than that we followed the recipe.  We both tasted it before we put it in the fridge to chill.  I think it probably has a bit too much garlic for my taste, but it does have a nice 'kick' to it, that makes it more than just bland old chickpeas ground up.  Amy also, kind of by accident, added dill to it, so it has something extra that makes it even better.

We'll update later on how it tastes once it has chilled for a few hours or so.

Update:  We had the hummus for an after-dinner something (not sure what you call that, second course, perhaps?).  It was nicely chilled and we ate it dipping toasted whole wheat pita chips in it.  VERY GOOD.