There is a place here in the city that makes the most wonderful hummus. BEST in town in my opinon. But….it’s wayyyyy over there! LOL. I have tried about five times to copy their recipe and have finally conquered it. So being a show off (not really) I have to share.
Now, anyone that knows me will you tell you I have a real passion for garlic and citrus. To find a dish that is so simple and incorporates both of my favorite flavors is a kick for me. It is so creamy and lush…ohhhhhh. Okay enough drooling…. here it is:
First thing you want to do is juice the limes and press, grate or very finely mince the garlic. Mix together and set aside. This allows all that wonderful garlic juice to meld with the lime. You could use lemon instead if that’s what you have but it won’t have the same flavour.
In a blender or food processor add the chick peas (drain and rinse them very well), salt if you are using it and the water. Puree until quite smooth. Add a little more water if needed. Go easy because you will be adding more liquid shortly. Now add the tahini and lime/garlic mix. Puree until the consistancy you like. Some like it a little chunky….I love it smooth.
That’s it. Simple as can be! Some people like to drizzle it with olive oil to serve but I don’t. This hummus can be served with pitas or veggies…..or whatever else your imagination desires.
I think I’ve found my favorite Christmas photo! YAY! I’ve finally downloaded at least two years worth of pics onto my lime-top. Last summer my friend and I decided to sneak away for a walk through fanciful woods and gardens. The artistic whimsy of Winter Wheat is just outside of Sparta. If you haven’t been there I suggest you go….the store has an excellent selection of whimsical, amazing items for both your home and garden.
Back on track…. I just loved the owl wreath but couldn’t justify the purchase so I snapped a pic. Thanks for the Christmas Wallpaper!
It’s a beautiful Saturday. My DH and I both have the day off…and what are we doing? Finishing what has been the long hard job of finding places for and putting away the last of our trailer possessions. We’ve decided that after 12 seasons in Port Bruce it’s time to throw in the towel. Financially we want to earn more money and save more money…who doesn’t? Pair that with the fact that our end of the park is slowly becoming the “drunk tank” and you have a decision. ENOUGH. I can still kayak….but in different places. Instead of the trailer rooted to one spot we can get our tenting gear back out and explore a little. You get the idea. I will really miss our trailer…so many amazing memories. That’s life.
Speaking of life, my job has been interesting. It’s close to what I’m looking for but just not quite. Yes I work from home but I have to be logged in at a specific time. During my shift I speak to people who probably regret answering the phone. LOL! It’s interesting to say the least. Being a phone research interviewer seems to equate me with those aggressive, rude telemarketers who want your money. Some people are a little irate but thankfully most people treat me as I treat them. Even if you aren’t interested there is no need to be nasty. I’m just doing a job which helps pay my bills.
Short Rant: When you disrespect others you disrespect yourself. FACT! Some people think it’s funny to be rude to “telemarketers”. And even more disturbing, TEACH their children do be rude as well! Come on people! This is not acceptable in any circumstance. Rant over….
Back to my J.O.B. situation. There are so many ways to earn money on the net but how to REALLY do it? What is scam and what is real? SO many times I’ve followed a link only to find that it’s yet another scam. Below are some excellent Pins which I want to share with you. Just use your common sense. Does it seem realistic? The pins I’m sharing have been thoughtfully created by bloggers who are doing exactly what I want to be doing. Thanks for sharing.
My conclusion: Do it all! Baby step along and keep track of everything. Each day accomplish tasks and just keep going. Be creative, work consistently and try to have fun. This is what I’ve learned. And this is what I’m going to work toward.