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I used to be hooked on hummus. Not just any hummus. I was hooked on Barry’s hummus. Every weekend I’d scurry to the nearby Farmers Market and throw myself (and my cash) at Barry’s booth.

It became quite the hummundrum, which I resolved by becoming a DIY hummus monster nearly a year and 1/2 ago. I haven’t gone back since (mostly to avoid spending $).

Well, I was at Whole Foods last week and heard the familiar cry of “Hummus Girl! Hey!” It was Barry. He’d been worried about me.

As we talked I knew he had hooked me again. I told him I’d see him this weekend. Just talking about his hummus made my mouth water. I could hardly wait.

There was lots to look at – local grains and honey, homemade yogurt and granola, a pickle stand (!)….

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But I went straight to Barry. He was expecting me.

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I chose the original, red pepper and garden vegetable flavors and promised myself not to eat a whole tub in one sitting.

Barry makes his hummus from dried chickpeas and uses all fresh ingredients he chops himself (he roasts his own peppers!).

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My goodness, y’all. I mean….can you see the bits of veg in there?

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It should be said that I NEED my hummus to be chunky with a substantial amount of texture – no creamy hummus for me. Barry’s got it down.

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Perfect for my favorite hummus vesicle.

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Now if you’ll excuse me…I have a tray full of hummus and a Netflix queue full of awesome. We’ll be in bed spooning.

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Just kidding. But I totally could.

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