"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
1/3 cup Tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice 5 cloves of garlic 5 or more drops of tabasco 1/4 cup olive oil (or water, oil makes creamier) 1/2 tsp cumin 1-15oz can of drained garbanzo beans *can add other spices to make different flavors (ie. Roasted red peppers, roasted garlic)
Place ingredients in food processor; blend until smooth. Can garnish with olives and serve with pita bread.
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