Dips

Avocado Lime Dip

February 1, 2015

This avocado dip is a tangy alternative to the usual party time guacamole. Serve with the chili pita chips for a tasty pre-game dip.

Creamy Dill Dip

January 27, 2015

Chunks of hearty bread are wonderful with this cool and creamy party dip. Vegetables also make delicious dippers. Try an assortment such as cherry tomatoes, whole mushrooms, carrot and celery sticks, broccoli and cauliflower florets, and zucchini slices. This dip also goes well with grilled shrimp. Dip may be stored...

Gorgonzola Dip

December 13, 2014

Everyone loves their vegetables with a nice dip. Your crudité tray should have a beautiful array of fresh vegetables that are just begging to get dipped in this delicious Gorgonzola Dip.  It’s so good you’re going to have to keep an eye out for those double dippers!

Kalamata Olive Tapenade

September 25, 2014

Recently a friend of mine asked me for a tapenade recipe. Tapenade is easy to make and super versatile. It can be used as a dip, for bruschetta, or for a sandwich spread. Often times I will coat a chicken breast with it and roast in the oven. You can...

Chickpea Spread

July 22, 2014

Try this Greek spread with pita wedges and topped with feta and dill.    

Dips

February 1, 2014

Dips When having a party it’s always a great idea to have a variety of dips out especially if you want to create a twist on those old favorites like Americana Pigs in a Blanket!  Salsa 3 Finely Chopped Medium Tomatoes 1 Small Finely Chopped Red Onion 2 to 4...

Crunchy Egg Dip

August 27, 2013

Crunchy Egg Dip Bacon and eggs are more than just a breakfast staple; here they combine with cream cheese, blue cheese crumbles and crunchy vegetables to make a tempting dip. INGREDIENTS 8 Ounces Softened Cream Cheese 4 Hard Boiled Eggs (Finely Chopped) 4 Strips Bacon (Cooked, Drained, Crumbled) 1 Tablespoon...

Tzatziki Sauce

July 26, 2013

Tzatziki Sauce I love making Tzatziki Sauce because it’s so easy to make and homemade is so much better than store bought.  It seems like the store bought stuff is sugary which is horrible.  All you need is a food processor or a blender and a few ingredients. INGREDIENTS 1...

Kentucky Benedictine

July 17, 2013

Kentucky Benedictine I love this Southern spread made popular by Louisville’s Benedict’s restaurateur, Jennie Carter Benedict, who opened her restaurant in 1893.  It can be used as a dip or for a sandwich and is perfect for either an afternoon tea or a light meal. INGREDIENTS 1 Large Cucumber 8...

Greek Style Eggplant Dip

July 11, 2013

Greek Style Eggplant Dip This dip is super healthy and goes perfectly with raw vegetables, crackers or whole grain pita wedges. INGREDIENTS 1 Large Eggplant 3 Thinly Sliced Garlic Cloves 14 Ounces Silken Tofu 3 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt Preheat your oven to 350º F.  Line...

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