Recipes — Appetizers

White Bean, Kale and Tahini Dip

Appetizers

White Bean, Kale and Tahini Dip

Leftovers are my best friends. I had made white beans and kale the previous night, and there was about a cup left. I added some tahini and lemon juice and pureed it with an immersion blender, and then I had this wonderful dip, but not before adding a healthy dose of really good extra virgin olive oil. I would have called this White Bean Hummus, but I don’t know if there is such a thing and I know how offended I am by creative martini drinks when a martini is gin and vermouth. Not being sure and not wanting to...

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Cecilina: Italian Chickpea Dip

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Cecilina: Italian Chickpea Dip

I saw this recipe in the old Dried Beans and Grain book from the the seminal Good Cook series by Richard Olney with Jeremiah Towers, among others. It seemed a little strange and forgotten and that’s very appealing to me. And it used two cups of cooked garbanzos. I love garbanzos but when I cook a pot, sometimes it seems like too much of a good thing. I love hummus. I love Caldo Tlapeño. But what do you do with that last bit? The recipe has you process the beans in a food mill or food processor. I love my...

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Zucchini Fritters

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Zucchini Fritters

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White Bean and Anchovy Spread

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White Bean and Anchovy Spread

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Trevor Kunk’s Heirloom Bean Dip

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Trevor Kunk’s Heirloom Bean Dip

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Salsa Verde Made in A Molcajete

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Salsa Verde Made in A Molcajete

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Salsa Arriera

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Salsa Arriera

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Rio Zape-Felicidad Heirloom Bean Dip

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Rio Zape-Felicidad Heirloom Bean Dip

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Fried Garbanzo Snack

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Fried Garbanzo Snack

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Crostini with Rancho Gordo Wild Rice Salad and Wild Boar Sausage

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Crostini with Rancho Gordo Wild Rice Salad and Wild Boar Sausage

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Clam Ceviche

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Clam Ceviche

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Boccalone Nduja and Rancho Gordo Royal Corona Beans

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Boccalone Nduja and Rancho Gordo Royal Corona Beans

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