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A great quick fix! I toasted the sesame seeds in a skillet, then put in food processor. My processor didn't quite grind them up enough, but you still get the taste. Thanks!

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Sharon123 November 07, 2006

Thank you so much for posting this! I ran out of tahihi, but I get the seeds and oil from the asian market, and it's much cheaper!

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BigFatMomma September 07, 2005

This worked great in a recipe from 101cookbooks.com for hummus. I had forgotten to get tahini and was in the middle of making the hummus before I realized it. I toasted the seeds in the toaster oven and used my immersion blender to get it all nice and smooth. Thanks so much.

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SwtGrl1231 July 06, 2011

I made this with olive oil and just loved it in Charishma's hummus! Thanks Cookgirl! SA:)

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Secret Agent September 07, 2010

I like to make my own hummus but don't like to pay $8 for a jar of tahini that is going to spoil in my refrigerator. I turned to 'Zaar and found this recipe. I was short on time so I placed toasted sesame seeds in my food processor with 2 T regular sesame oil. (I didn't have toasted). I turned the processor on and the seeds sank to the bottom below the blade and would not come up. I proceeded to dump all the hummus ingredients ( # 11424) in the food processor and whirled them all at the same time. The end result is a wonderful hummus brought together by two 'Zaar recipes. Thanks for sharing. This will become my only tahini.

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truckerboo November 05, 2009

This was a great recipe for making just a little tahini. I have a recipe that calls for it and did not want to run out and buy a jar to sit in my fridge for the next year. I instead bought a package of toasted sesame seeds for 99 cents and made my own tahini. Turned out great! Thanks for posting!

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Pam-I-Am October 23, 2005
Mock Tahini