Pita chips

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Homemade pita chips are a lot simpler to make than you might think—and they're also much less greasy and salty than the ones in shiny foil-y bags. In her new book Crackers & Dips, cooking instructor Ivy Manning shares her recipe, which involves sprinkling wedges of the flatbread with za'atar, a Middle Eastern herb blend. The savory snacks are terrific with Mediterranean spreads such as Tzatziki or White Bean Dip.

Get the recipe: Za'atar-Dusted Pita Chips