Category Archives: Dips and Spreads

Fromage Fort

Take all those scraps of cheese hanging out in your refrigerator and make this French cheese spread recipe: Fromage Fort! Traditionally made by blending together pieces of different leftover cheeses, white wine and garlic, it is a great way to … Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese Hummus

This recipe for Pimento Cheese Hummus is the marriage of two of my very favorite things. Pimento Cheese is made healthier and more nutritious, while hummus is studded with sweet pimento and cheddar cheese. This union was made in what … Continue reading

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Pepperoni Cheese Ball

This recipe for a Pepperoni Cheese Ball is like having a pizza to spread on crackers. It’s a perfect appetizer for your Christmas and holiday gatherings, and beyond. Cream cheese and ricotta, pepperoni, black olives, pepperoncini and green onions; garlic … Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese Updated

This is an updated Pimento Cheese recipe. It’s not drastically different, but I have combined elements of my regular Pimento Cheese and my Jalapeno Pimento Cheese to come up with new method for a super-creamy cheese spread with a delightful flavor. 

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White Bean Dip with Herb Pistou (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for White Bean Dip with Herb Pistou is irresistible; a combination of fresh herbs and olive oil topping the dip, made similarly to hummus, give it a summery kick that you’ll be craving year round. Perfect served with … Continue reading

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Salsa for Canning

It’s the height of tomato season; this recipe for Salsa is for canning and will make 10 pints. So, hit your garden or local farmers’ market for 7 pounds of this season’s tomatoes. There’s nothing like having fresh tomatoes of … Continue reading

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Creamy Spinach Dip

This Creamy Spinach Dip recipe is ever so easy, creamy, dreamy and may be served cold, hot, or at room temperature. Perfect with chips, crackers, a crudité of vegetables, or even as a sandwich spread, it’s amazingly versatile. 

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Cold Crab Dip

This Cold Crab Dip recipe is perfect for summertime noshing with crackers and garden-fresh vegetables, but be sure to save it for fall and winter entertaining, too. It’s really simple to prepare and it is scrumptious. 

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Mexican-Style Street Corn Dip (Meatless Monday)

This Mexican-Style Street Corn Dip recipe was inspired by a conversation that was had in one of my food groups online. It’s so simple, so tasty, and it’s definitely not your ordinary dip. Looking for an inspiration for a great … Continue reading

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Refried Bean Salad – Cinco de Mayo (Meatless Monday)

Refried Bean Salad is today’s Meatless Monday recipe, just in time for Cinco de Mayo celebrations tomorrow. The beans can be served two ways: cold, as on this salad, or heated to molten hotness for any southwest inspired meal. Throw … Continue reading

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