It's the end of the fava bean harvest and you may be running out of creative recipe ideas and looking for something different to spice things up. Enter, "fummus" - a hummus style spread made with fava beans, onions and garlic. Delish!
The other week I went home with a whopping 2-pound bag of Virginia peanuts, so I made a batch of homemade peanut butter in the food processor. The end result was an intensely nutty and fresh spread nothing like the kind from a jar.
If you love chickpeas but need a break from hummus, this dip is for you. With a beautiful blend of chickpeas, ginger and lemon, you can use this dip everywhere you'd normally use hummus. It'll have you smiling in no time.
Hazelnut shortage in Turkey? Don't rush the grocery store and start hoarding Nutella. Do try making your own chocolate-hazelnut spread using domestic nuts from Oregon and Washington! As always, from scratch tastes better and takes less than an hour!
I used my blender to whip up homemade nutella. The first step was to toast the hazelnuts in the oven to remove their skin. After that it was a few minutes blending the ingredients and my from-scratch version was ready to be devoured.
For his North African-inspired herb jam, the chef at Oakland's Camino uses a mixture of sweet greens (spinach or beet tops), stronger greens (carrots tops, fennel tops, wild nettles) and herbs like mint, oregano, cilantro or celery leaves.