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In Terramagne-America, there is a company of several multicultural women that's making packets of crispy chickpeas in different flavors. The Hot Chicks are extra-spicy, the Saucy Chicks are milder, and the Sweet Chicks are sugary. The promotional characters are baby chickens dressed as bikers on the Hot Chicks, while the Saucy Chicks have more eclectic "go out and have fun" outfits, and the Sweet Chicks are dolled up in pink. So cute, I wish I could draw these.

Chickpeas are big rounded legumes. They offer protein, fiber, and other benefits. When roasted, they make a healthy snack that can be flavored in various ways. You can do many other things with them too.


Christmas Hot Chicks
https://www.hatch-green-chile.com/red-and-green-chile-spiced-chickpeas/

Habañero-Lime Hot Chicks
http://theothersideofthetortilla.com/2014/11/roasted-chickpeas-tajin-recipe/

Indian Hot Chicks
http://thecookspyjamas.com/indian-spiced-roasted-chickpeas/
Plus red chile powder
http://www.saveur.com/article/kitchen/types-of-indian-chiles

Sriracha Hot Chicks
http://zagleft.com/food/sriracha-roasted-chickpeas/


Barbecue Saucy Chicks
http://www.shelikesfood.com/1/post/2015/07/crispy-bbq-roasted-chickpeas.html

Chili-Lime Saucy Chicks
http://willowbirdbaking.com/2010/09/02/snack-attack-2-chili-lime-roasted-chickpeas/

Garlic & Pickled Peppercorn Saucy Chicks
https://beingveganeats.com/2014/01/20/toasty-oven-chickpeas/
http://www.saveur.com/article/Kitchen/Saveur-100-Pickled-Peppercorns

Masala Saucy Chicks
https://www.myfoodstory.in/crunchy-roasted-indian-masala-chickpeas-recipe

Moroccan Saucy Chicks
http://www.kalynskitchen.com/2008/02/crispy-roasted-chickpeas-garbanzo-beans.html

Salt & Pepper Saucy Chicks
https://nutritionalanatalie.com/2015/04/06/a-high-protein-snack-crunchy-chickpeas-two-ways/

Za'atar Saucy Chicks
http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1017427-crunchy-roasted-zaatar-chickpeas


Cinnamon Sweet Chicks
http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2013/10/07/crunchy-cinnamon-sugar-roasted-chick-peas/

Honey Roasted Sweet Chicks
http://alidaskitchen.com/2013/05/15/honey-roasted-chickpeas-with-sea-salt-garbanzo-beans/

Maple Sweet Chicks
http://www.confessionsofachocoholic.com/healthy/sweet-roasted-chickpeas

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Date: 2017-05-15 10:40 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] cmcmck
Living in an area with a large subcontinent Asian community, I can find so many good things being done with chick peas! :o)

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Date: 2017-05-15 01:30 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] zesty_pinto
I've always been team hummus with my chickpeas, but I need to keep telling myself to use them for other things like bean salads or protein bowls and whatnot. Especially since I keep forgetting to put time aside to make the hummus and just buy it premade! Ugh.

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Date: 2017-05-15 01:33 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] we_are_spc
I've never been able to make humas (Really haven't tried) so we just by it premade. Thankfully it's a readily available thing.

-Inara

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Date: 2017-05-15 01:46 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] zesty_pinto
Also glad! Though the way everyone describes it, making it is super easy and since it ferments so readilt, it guarantees I can maximize the life out of it, so I keep adding it to my to do list and keeps getting forgotten, sigh.

yes it is rather easy!

Date: 2017-05-15 04:15 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
here are a few step by step links with video!

this one from Kitchen Daddy:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzk0Dm0fspY

this one from Inspired Taste:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQlMXudBGT4

this one from Lina's Kitchen:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Heahv8rj1Dk

you can adjust the proportions of each ingredient as you see fit, the basic ingredients of hummus are:

Tahini paste (you can make this from scratch or use store bought) between 2 tablespoons and a quarter cup
chick peas (either soaked, boiled, cooled, and drained or canned, drained, and rinsed)ranges depending on amount of dip being made and whether you are using bulk dry chick peas or canned from one can (usually 16 or 20 oz cans) up to 3 pounds of dried chick peas
lemon juice ranges from a sprinkling to the juice of a whole lemon
garlic ranges from 1 or 2 cloves to an entire bulb...sometimes roasted often just left raw
olive oil (garnish) drizzle
paprika (garnish) dash

You use a food processor to combine and blend all of the ingredients into a paste, if you want a thinner hummus you can use a bit of water either fresh or reserved from the cooking process to do so.

spices, seasonings, and additions are limitless here and can be adjusted to suit your tastes.

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