Category: Dips & Spreads

Crisp Cucumber Salsa

Ingredients 2 cups finely chopped, seeded, and peeled cucumber (I like cucumber skin, so I only peeled half) ½ cup finely chopped seeded tomato ⅓ cup chopped red onion 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley (optional) 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped 4-5 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ cup sour cream (make it generous) 1 ½ teaspoons lemon…

Chunky Guacamole

Ingredients 2-3 ripe avacados ¼ cup quartered grape or cherry tomatoes ¼ cup yellow onion ½ of 1 jalapeño and 1 serrano pepper, seeds removed and finely chopped Coarsely chopped cilantro, to taste (I like about a teaspoon and a half) 1 clove minced garlic Juice of two limes Splash of lemon juice ¼ teaspoon each cumin and cayenne…

Creamy Black Bean Dip

Creamy Black Bean Dip

Perfect for summer get togethers, the Creamy Black Bean Dip is a light, easy-to-eat dip that can satisfy anyone’s cravings for something rich and creamy. This dish takes inspiration from classic Southwestern and Tex-Mex style foods, incorporating chunky black beans, smooth sour cream, plenty of sharp cheddar cheese and chilis to give it a bit…

Peppery Bacon-Cheddar Artichoke Spread

Peppery Bacon-Cheddar Artichoke Spread

Savory and filling, the Peppery Bacon-Cheddar Artichoke Spread is the perfect accompaniment to any bread and cracker tray. The thick spread can be enjoyed for get togethers, game day, or just as a treat while watching movies at night. It has a savory, meaty flavor that comes from the inclusion of bacon that is cooked…