Easy pumpkin hummus

As a regular hummus eater–I’m talking twice weekly minimum–it’s a bit odd that this is the first hummus recipe I’ve posted on this blog!  The closest thing was this white bean dip with tomatoes, feta and basil, but it’s not really the same thing....more

Spicy Red Bell Pepper Hummus

Football season has officially begun and it’s game day! My parents are fortunate enough to have purchased 49er season tickets to the new Levi’s Stadium. And today is the third preseason game at the new stadium in Santa Clara. My sister, her boyfriend, and a friend of mine cannot begin to express how excited we are to go! As a young child (back in the days of Joe Montana and Jerry Rice) I can remember going to Candlestick for games with the whole family....more

Hummus Salad Dressing

The only time I had to go grocery shopping over the weekend was Friday night at 10pm after a full day of digging trenches, planting flowers, and rotating dirt....more

Oil-free Sweet Basil Hummus

Instead of carving pumpkins, decorating the Thanksgiving table, or cleaning the house, we went to Home Depot to buy some paint for my new office!...more

Eat Your Way to Good Luck and Prosperity: Black-Eyed Pea Hummus

Black-Eyed Pea Hummus is a flavorful twist to a traditional hummus.It’s a Southern tradition to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day.  Black-eyed peas are thought to bring good luck and prosperity in the new year....more
I am so excited about finding this recipe. I grew up eating black eyed peas as a vegetable once ...more

The Six Letter Dirty Word

Meatless Monday No. 2 - Dinner for One

Week two of my Meatless Monday experiment found me on my own for dinner, as Peter happened to have other plans today. I don't know about you, but I'm not a real fan of cooking for one. I think a big part of what I find satisfying about preparing a meal is having others enjoy what I've made, so there isn't quite as much motivation to go to the effort just for myself. ...more

Carrot Hummus

Black-Eyed Pea Hummus with Olive Oil & Sumac from Kalyn's Kitchen

For everyone who's committed to Meatless Mondays when Monday happens to be New Year's Eve, allow me to recommend my favorite New Year's snack of Black-Eyed Pea Hummus with Olive Oil and Sumac. You probably know that black-eyed peas are a traditional food thought to bring luck in the new year, and if you're really lucky you might have some of this left to nibble on for the first day of 2013! ...more
@Hromish1 Love the black-eyed peas in this; hope you enjoy!more