Recipe: Basil Hummus

A fresh take on a favorite dip. This recipe pays tribute to August on the Palouse, for the chickpeas that are soon to be harvested and the basil that is growing like a weed. Simple, refreshing, delicious. An excellent appetizer or a delicious source of protein in sandwiches. INGREDIENTS: 16 ounces cooked chickpeas, drained 2…

The Versatile Palouse Chickpea–Aquafaba!

Our larger family farm here on the Palouse is one among many family farms that grows heaps of chickpeas every year. This brain shaped legume, also called a garbanzo (Spanish for chickpea), is such a versatile bean. It’s the main ingredient in hummus, it’s delicious as a cooked bean in salads or soups. But did…