I decided to tackle making homemade tahini, since after making homemade almond butter sounded like a cinch. And guess what.....it was! I googled tahini recipe and found this link (click here). Of course I ran out of olive oil and had to use canola oil (and even added a very small amount of sesame seed oil) that I had on hand. I've made 4 batches of hummus so far and it seems to be working fine. For those of you who are wondering what tahini is, it's a sesame seed paste most commonly used in hummus.
|After taking the seeds out of the oven and letting them sit for 20 minutes, just add them to your food processor and start processing! Stream in your 1+1/2 cups of oil and let it process for a few minutes and....|
|~Voila~ You have tahini! I just put the humongous batch in a pyrex dish and it's being stored in my refrigerator.|