Mashed Sweet Lime Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Lime Potatoes

Ingredients 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (room temperature 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 pounds sweet potatoes Zest of 3 limes 1 tablespoon lime juice Directions: Wash potatoes thoroughly under cool water, peel, and cut into 2 inch cubes. Toss potatoes in a large pot, and add enough water to cover everything plus an inch more on top. Bring to a boil, and let simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Transfer potatoes…

Chunky Parsley Hummus

Chunky Parsley Hummus

A little background on hummus, it is widely eaten in the Middle East and Mahgreb region as part of the mezze, or cold appeitizers. It is often served alongside warm pita bread and drizzled with olive oil and/or spices like cumin and sumac. Herbs like parsley and mint are also often incorporated on the recipe. There are numerous regional variations that exist, but the base is always chickpeas, lemon, sesame, and garlic. In Egypt, it is sometimes topped with ful, or stewed fava beans. In Jordan, one of the variations…