|Fresh chickpeas at my local market|
How cool is this? In order to keep up with America’s love affair with hummus, former tobacco fields in the state of Virginia are being plowed under to make way for chickpea farming.
Having grown up around smokers, I was taught never to start the ‘nasty’ habit, therefore, I don’t smoke - never did, never will. Farewell, tobacco fields!
But, eating chickpeas … well, that’s another story. Just think of all of the chickpea recipe possibilities!
With chickpeas being so versatile and nutritious, I can’t think of a better way to recycle the land.