Foodie Friday: Hummus

One of the favorite things that I whipped up during lockdown was hummus. I usually purchase a tub of it from the grocery store. There's something artistic about creating customized spices for the dip, though. I also like to add in special garnishes like toasted sesame seeds, parsley, or even green onions. Here's a quick recipe: 1 can chickpeas (drained and rinsed) 1/4 c olive oil 1/4 c cold water 2 garlic cloves 2 lemons, juiced 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday First: Queso

Hi, y'all! I went to Texas for spring break, and I heard about... Queso: cheesy dip for chips So I checked out a local Tex-Mex place and dipped in. At first, Iย thought it was just like Velveeta (not my favorite). But the version I had was made from white cheeses. An addictive combination of cheese and peppers,ย it was layered with beef picadillo. The flavor wasn't too spicy but did add extra oomph to the chips. I also loved the creaminess of it. A thumbs-up from me for queso! (I'll be … [Read more...]