This year, hummus has more to celebrate than ever on the upcoming National Hummus Day, May 13th.
For one, it's the Year of the Pulse, per the UN, and most hummus is still made with chickpeas (although perhaps not for long). There's the chickpea itself, which is having a mega moment; then there's our recent cultural embrace of both chickpea flour and aquafaba, which is the water chickpeas are cooked in (you can read about it here). There are new brands of hummus popping up regularly, some with flavors flung far from the Middle East, like Roots' Thai coconut curry and mango sriracha.
Here are some of our favorite recipes for hummus, as well as some of our favorite creative ways to showcase this awesome dip: