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Cooking for Crowds

By Merry White

Published 1974

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A Middle-Eastern chick-pea appetizer, served with Syrian bread, this is popular in Israel and throughout the Middle East, and is becoming a cocktail party stand-by in the United States.

In this recipe, it is important to keep tasting and adding things—some people like more garlic, some less lemon juice, some like it oily.

Sesame paste is also known as tahini, and can be bought in cans or jars in Middle Eastern stores and specialty shops. It is ground sesame seeds, and