Tag: dips

Quick & Easy Hummus Recipe

Quick and Easy Hummus Recipe

This quick and easy, better-than-store-bought hummus recipe takes under 15 minutes using canned chickpeas. Use it as a base to develop a hummus all your own! There’s no one way to make Hummus but this is the base I start with when I make it from scratch. I’ll sometimes add […]

Ranch Dressing

Ranch Dressing

Is there anything that needs to be said about Ranch Dressing? It turns out there are a couple interesting facts. First of all, I’ll be the first to poo poo this gloop for negating all the vitamins in your salad and crudités. This 2005 quote from Slate says it well, “the […]

Hummus

Hummus

I’m here to tell you that if you’re going to make Hummus at home you MUST remove the skins. I was a doubter at first, and also very lazy. But I’ve done it folks. I’ve done it the hard way and I can tell you it’s worth the effort. I’ve […]

Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

Bacon Cheeseburger Dip has all the things a healthy young sports fanatic needs to go with their beer – Bacon, Burger, and Cheese. For extra yardage, make your own Fritos at home with just two ingredients! Today we have an American football classic. A coffee table hors’derve needed every Sunday […]

French Onion Yougurt Dip

French Onion Yougurt Dip

It’s football season!! I just threw together this quick French Onion Yogurt Dip for something to serve at your football party this weekend. It’s practically health food! Okay, health food is a stretch unless you’re using 0% fat yogurt. Sour cream has less calories and fat than whole greek yogurt […]

Roast Tomato, Garlic, and White Bean Spread

Roast Tomato, Garlic, and White Bean Spread

Here’s an easy Roast Tomato, Garlic, and White Bean Spread to make use of any left over in-season tomatoes you may have picked up this summer. Trust me, there’s no way around it, dried beans are better than canned! I generally try to use the freshest in-season ingredients whenever possible. […]

Philly Cheesesteak Dip

Philly Cheesesteak Dip

This one pot Philly Cheesesteak Dip holds true to the traditional Philly Cheesesteak – thinly sliced ribeye, sautéed onions, and gooey yellow cheese. This dip stays dippable from Kickoff to Lombardi thanks to a secret ingredient. Feel free to improvise with peppers, mushrooms, or even ketchup in your dip. Go […]

Onion Rings

Onion Rings

Today’s recipe for Onion Rings is dedicated to Mike T. and Erica. Sorry guys, I don’t think these will make it til Wednesday! Being that I still had a pot of frying oil from the Korean Fred Cauliflower, I figured it was a good time to make these Onion Rings […]

Herb Vinaigrette

Herb Vinaigrette

This salad dressing comes from one of my favorite cookbooks, The Frog Commissary Cookbook. This IS the dressing you’ve been looking for.  It can be used on everything from a mixed green salad, steamed broccoli, potato salad, a grilled chicken sandwich, or a topping for a pan roasted salmon fillet. […]

Guacamole

Guacamole for Avocado Lovers

You’ve got guacamole for dips, guac for toppings, guac for kids, guac for adults. Spicy, chunky, garlicy, with or without cilantro, etc. You can make it how mom made it, how the food truck makes it, or how you had it on that one trip to SoCal. Different people like […]