Next time you make pesto, consider reserving a few tablespoons for this satisfying dip. The dip is great with veggie sticks or pita wedges, or spread it on bread and top with lettuce and tomato for a hearty and healthful sandwich. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 large white onion, diced 2 15.5 ounce cans [...]
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The dominant flavor of these delicious crackers is that of sharp cheddar. There is a mild chipotle flavor in the background. The recipe was inspired by the beautiful homemade Cheez-its post on In Katrina’s Kitchen a few days ago. I replaced the all purpose flour with whole wheat, added the chipotle, and…er….doubled the batch. It’s [...]
Today is September 1 and I just realized that this is the first time I’ve used zucchini this year. I’ve been meaning to try this recipe for almost a week, ever since I saw it on Kahakai Kitchen. Deb called it raw zucchini hummus, and I was thinking it was more like baba ghannouj when [...]
Freshly made salsa verde contains some of the brightest flavors of summer. It can be made in just a few minutes with the help of a blender or food processor. You will need: 8 tomatillos, husks removed, quartered 4 green onions or 1 bunch scallions, white and light green parts only, sliced 1 mild chili [...]
Once upon a time I picked up a container of ready made baba ghannouj at the grocery store. Looking over the package, I saw that it contained inexplicable ingredients like “soybean oil” and “mayonnaise.” Mayonnaise? Seriously? In fact, I have never seen a ready made baba ghannouj that contained the simple ingredients that someone [...]