Monday, December 17, 2018

Everyday Guyla adapting Everyday Dorie - Humus and Acorn Squash

Dorie is more sophisticated than I. Even though I suspected as much, after all she lives in NYC, Paris and Connecticut while I live in Oklahoma City and sometimes an extended stay in an RV, when I read this recipe there could be no denying it. I can't even find pomegranate molasses in my town and she uses it in everyday recipes! I asked my mideastern friend if she uses it thinking to either borrow a couple of tablespoons or make a gift of the unused portion but she'd never even heard of it. I guess her sophistication is on par with mine. C'est la vie!
Roasted Acorn Squash


Yes, I could make my own from pomegranate juice but in keeping with my desire to simplify I decided to go another route.  I roasted and ate the acorn squash with ghee, salt and pepper. Delicious! I then made a delicious yet plain humus following a standard recipe of a can of chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon and olive oil.


Guyla's Everyday Humus
I hope all the Doristas have a Merry Christmas! You can find all Dorista links at Everyday Dorie.

5 comments:

  1. Hilarious!! I am glad you enjoyed this recipe, in two parts!!

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  2. This sounds great pom molasses or not! (it's not super easy to find here, to be honest!)

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  3. Your variation sounds pretty good - I don't think you missed anything.
    I think simplicity is a key facet to sophistication - so, I would say you nailed it. :-)

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  4. Everyday Guyla did a great job. You definitely took the right path on this one. When Dorie talked about her book at the event I went to, she called this her "Grocery Store" book, using things she could easily obtain. I think it's the result of an East Coast grocery store. Your disassembled squash hummus is in the spirit of the book! And probably more delicious. I did not like the hummus from squash.

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  5. Eating the roasted squash as it is with just salt and pepper sounds delicious. I on the other hand, don't like it in hummus. I am now craving for some chickpea hummus!

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