Category Archives: Dips and Spreads

Three Ingredient Fudge Sauce – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar – Giveaway

Today’s kickoff of the third annual food blogger celebration of all things chocolate, made possible thanks to our gold sponsor Imperial Sugar and the other sponsors, begins a week-long October Chocolate Festival #Choctoberfest! Not only a feast of chocolate recipes, … Continue reading

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Apple Red Pepper Jelly

Canning your own Apple Red Pepper Jelly is simple with this easy recipe. Pepper Jelly atop cream cheese to serve with crackers is a staple of Southern entertaining. This twist on Pepper Jelly uses apple juice/cider as the base and … Continue reading

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Smoked Fish Dip – #CookoutWeek (Smokin Os)

This recipe for Smoked Fish Dip is another great use for Smokin’ O’s (the real wood ring that transforms your gas grill into a smoker)! Also, it’s the last day of #CookoutWeek, so be sure to enter the incredible giveaway! 

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Fried Onion Dip

This made-from-scratch Fried Onion Dip recipe will probably turn you away from those little tubs in the store, or from that little packet you mix up with sour cream. Try it and see for yourself! 

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Guacamole with Artichoke Hearts (Meatless Monday)

Because Food Should Taste Good™, this Guacamole with Artichoke Hearts recipe is a winner! Easy homemade guacamole, with a twist: the addition of artichoke hearts; adding not only texture, but protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants! 

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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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