Tag Archives: dips

smokey black bean dip


Dips and appetizers have been on my mind as we are approaching the big game day. With leftover black beans in the refrigerator, it seemed only appropriate to come up with a good black bean dip. This dip has a … Continue reading

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white bean dip (hummus)


This is an excellent and healthy dip for any occasion. White beans must be the secret ingredient as most of the time my friends ask what is in the hummus that makes it so unique. One, it is not traditional hummus as there are no garbanzo beans or tahini. … Continue reading

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buffalo chicken blue cheese dip


This was a last-minute idea before heading over to watch football with family and friends. What made this so easy was because we had leftover chicken breast in the refrigerator. Another alternative is to pick up a rotisserie chicken at the … Continue reading

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caramelized onion dip


 this dip is a great new years dip for everyone to enjoy, kids and adults. it is a homemade version of the classic french onion dip made with lipton soup mix. however, adults may find this recipe more nostalgic than the kids. It is surprisingly … Continue reading

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warm blue cheese sauce served on fresh kettle chips


while out christmas shopping, my husband and i stopped by a local restaurant for a hot toddy and some lunch. yes, the hot toddy was essential as it was 19 degrees and we were shopping on the plaza. i walked away from … Continue reading

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baba ghanouj


i do not experiment with eggplant much and think it is because while in college, my sister and i would purchase these beautiful little eggplants from our local farmer’s markets and had no idea what to do with them. now anyone can go online and find … Continue reading

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curried blue cheese spread


  this is a surprisingly good and unexpected appetizer. the mix of cream cheese, blue cheese, and sauteed apples with curry, offers a blend of unusual flavors that work extremely well together. this recipe has been taken to several parties and the response … Continue reading

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