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Girl Meets Farm and Food Network star Molly Yeh wrote a 2016 book titled Molly on the Ranch. It gives readers dozens upon dozens of yummy recipes and insight into her life and marriage to farmer husband Nick Hagen.

Within its pages, Yeh fessed up about her most embarrassing moment. It came during her first actual date with Hagen when Yeh was a busy college student in New York City and it included hummus.

Molly Yeh wears a black dress with colored flowers in a promotional photo.
Molly Yeh stars in “Girl Meets Farm” on the Food Network. | Discovery Press/Food Network

Molly Yeh met husband Nick in college

Yeh attended the Juilliard School, where she studied percussion and Nick studied trombone. She claimed he was an “older, quiet, serious trombonist, and I was a young, hungover percussionist.” He graduated two years ahead of Yeh and left New York City to return to his family’s sugarbeet farm.

The Food Network star claimed that three years later, on what she said in her book was “the eve of a breakup that would have me swearing off boys completely,” she and Hagen reconnected again after he returned to the city. Their friendship grew closer, and when Hagen finally asked her on a date, Yeh agreed.

They bonded over their love of exploring new foods and trying the best recipes in the Big Apple.

The embarrassing moment that involved hummus

Molly Yeh in a denim shirt in her home kitchen.
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Forbes recounted the events of the moment that Yeh believed she would die from embarrassment.

Yeh and Hagen had gone out with friends for dinner. He allowed her to order the two things she wanted most from the menu so she could have half of each item, and he would eat the rest. She said she ordered hummus and a goat cheese salad for their dinner and admitted to eating almost all of the Middle Eastern spread made with chickpeas.

Yeh said that moment was “the stupidest thing I’ve ever done in the history of ever.”

She realized her blunder when, during her first kiss with Hagen, she loudly farted.

In Molly on the Range she writes, “I wanted to pull my butt off and die by way of not having a butt.”

“I still can’t eat hummus without thinking about it,” she said, as reported by Forbes.

She also realized Hagen didn’t care about her gaffe and realized he was the man for her.

The hummus recipe that now brings a smile to Molly Yeh’s face

Molly Yeh smiles in a photograph, she stars in Food Network's "Girl Meets Farm."
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Although she admitted it was long before she could eat the chickpea-based spread, Yeh now uses it as one of her staples in her Middle Eastern breakfast plate or as a protein-packed snack.

She also claimed that it is so easy to make, you may never buy store-bought hummus again.

Its ingredients include dried chickpeas, baking soda, salt, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, and cold water.

First, rinse and soak the dried chickpeas for at least 12 hours to rehydrate them. After, rinse, add water to a pot, place chickpeas in a pot, add baking soda and salt, and cook for at least two hours until tender.

Place the cooked chickpeas in a food processor. Add lemon juice, tahini, salt, and garlic. Blend until smooth.

Then drizzle in water to create a smooth consistency.

Transfer to a serving dish and drizzle olive oil on top to keep the top of the hummus moist.

The full recipe is available on the Food Network website.

Girl Meets Farm airs Sundays at 11 a.m. EST on the Food Network.