cucumber on bread rounds. Add small dollop of mayonnaise mixed with sour creamand sprinkle lightly with seasoning salt.
¼ cup sesame seedsor ½ cup tahini (sesame paste)1/3 cup chopped onion4 cloves of garlic2 tsp. ground cumin15 oz can chick peas,drained (reserve ¼ cup)2 Tbsp. lemon juice2 tsp.olive oil¼ - ½ tsp. hot sauce¼ tsp. salt6 whole pita pocketsToast sesame seeds in skillet over med. Heat until golden brown about 1-2 minutes. Grind seedsin blender/food processor until finely chopped. Add remaining ingredients (except pita pockets).Blend until smooth, adding reserved liquid as needed to get desired consistency. Split pita pockets in half and cut into triangles. Serve as dippers for the Hummus.
White Hot Chocolate
Wendy (very rich, alter it to yourpersonal taste)3 cups milk2/3 c. white baking chips3 inches stick cinnamon1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg1 tsp. vanilla¼ tsp. almond extractground cinnamon optionalCombine ¼ cup milk, baking pieces, stick cinnamon, and nutmeg in a saucepan. Stirover low heat until melted. Add remaining milk. Cook and stir till heated through.Remove from heat, and remove stick cinnamon. Stir in vanilla and almond extract. Ifdesired, sprinkle each serving with cinnamon. Makes five 6 oz servings.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Mom: Boone Hall Plantation, Charleston,SC
5-8 large green tomatoes1 cup Italian breadcrumbs1 cup grated parmesan cheese½ cup all purpose flour ¼ cup yellow cornmealgarlic salt, black pepper,cayenne pepper to tasteEgg wash: 3 eggs,¼ cup milk Dash of salt
Sour Cream Dill Sauce
1 cup sour cream1 ½ Tbsp. dried or fresh dillgarlic salt and pepper to taste½ cup mayonnaise juice of ½ a lemonSlice tomatoes fairly thin. Combine bread crumbs, cheese, flour, cornmeal and spices in a big bowl. Make egg wash in another bowl. Put flour in yet another bowl. Dip each tomato slice infirst, flour then egg, then breadcrumbs. Fry in oil with a temp of 350 degrees until golden brown,about 2-4 minutes, turning to evenly brown drain on paper towels