Logan Guleff’s Edamame Hummus

08/21/2015 at 01:29 PM ET
Christopher Testanifood

Christopher Testani

Edamame Hummus
Serves: 4 to 6

1 lb. frozen edamame, shelled and unsalted
¼ cup lemon juice
3 tbsp. tahini
2 small garlic cloves, peeled
3 tsp. olive oil
6 tbsp. water
1½ tsp. kosher salt
¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
3 sprigs fresh parsley or cilantro

1. Cook the edamame in boiling water until just tender, about 10 minutes. Strain.
2. In a blender or food processor, blend edamame with remaining ingredients until smooth. (Hummus can be refrigerated and stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Serve with: pretzel chips and snap peas for dipping, plus homemade trail mix using your favorite unsalted nuts (like cashews, pine nuts), dried fruit (like cherries, mango pieces) and sunflower seeds

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms
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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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The peanut butter and apple sandwich is ok. The rest the kids might throw it in your face and rightly soooo

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