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by Caitlin Saniga

Edamame hummus

A version of edamame hummus was served at Joel’s company’s holiday party. It was really great with sweet potato and beet chips and thinly sliced baguette toasts, but I really like dipping fresh veggies in my version.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Tahini-nut butter

This spread is like a savory crunchy peanut butter with lots of new unexpected flavor and texture. I love the way the toasted sesame seeds crackle when you take a bite. I like spreading this butter on toast and topping it with crumbled feta and sliced pears or apples.

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by Sarah Steimer

Butter-nutty squash soup

Great name, right? It comes from the nutty flavor that tahini adds to the soup. Sure, sesame seeds aren’t nuts, but they have an amazing earthy, nutty flavor that need not be reserved just for hummus.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Roasted mini-eggplant with tahini sauce

Eggplant and tahini are best friends, most notably when blended together to make baba ghanoush. But the miniature eggplants I found at the farmers market were too cute to go into the food processor, so I turned them into three-bite appetizers instead.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Cucumber-rice salad with tahini dressing, dill and mint

Grain-based salads are my favorite. Exhibit A: This red rice salad with cucumber, cilantro and mint is one of my go-tos. Exhibit B: This barley salad with spring vegetables makes my mouth water just thinking about it. Now I’ve found a new rice salad worthy of joining the recipe rotation. Tahini gives the dressing a nutty creaminess that I love, and cucumbers and herbs brighten things up. Enjoy!

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by Caitlin Saniga | photos by Joel Hawksley

Lamb meatballs with feta, pine nuts and Moroccan spices

These Moroccan meatballs are packed with lots of surprises. I loved the soft pine nuts, mild lemon flavor and pockets of tangy feta cheese.

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by Sarah Steimer

Cilantro and jalapeno hummus

This hummus went up 10 notches just from sitting in the fridge for a few days. It’s great for dipping, but I’ve also been using it on wraps. It pairs extremely well with some pickled carrots and onions. Speaking of great pairings, how great would this green hummus be with some green beer?

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