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May 31, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #89

Tahini

Multiple Choice

Your recipe calls for tahini, but there's none in the pantry. Which of these pantry ingredients would make the best substitute?

1. Miso.
2. Peanut butter.
3. Hoisin sauce.
4. Garlic paste.

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Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.

[Last week's answer: Galangal is also called blue ginger, even though it isn't blue.]

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Comments

Tahini - it always needs to be mixed when opening....there is a separation of the oil from the paste. My guess is peanut butter! I'll have to try this in a recipe.

My guess is peanut butter also.

Peanut Butter but that is still a very different flavor.

Peanut butter! And I do love recipes with a combination of the two.

Oh yes, peanut butter.

Peanut, or any nut or seed butter, all delicious.

what an interesting idea! almond butter, peanut butter, perhaps with a splash of sesame oil for flavor. hmmm. that casts a whole new light on the process and the possibilities. where is my white bean hummus recipe?

How about cashew butter with sesame oil. So close but still not tahini.. Of the guesses offered peanut butter is close. Love your posts, kim

Peanut butter is the closest to flavor and texture, but I'd use almond butter as a sub.

Shirley

I say peanut butter!

Peanut butter is the closest of these choices...

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