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Warm Brussels-Sprout Dip

About last night!!! I had a little social distancing shindig that just screamed fall. We sat around a fire and enjoyed three courses of simple, tasty food. First up, this Warm Brussels-Sprout Dip from Martha Stewart Living! Details below! Rating: A- How to make…

October 7, 2020

Deeply Caramelized Onion Dip

Anyone else OBSESSED with caramelized onions?! Well, I can’t get enough so, obviously, I had to try Real Simple magazine’s Deeply Caramelized Onion Dip! So good, and, pro tip: reserve a couple spoonfuls of the caramelized onions prior to preparing the dip to top…

August 9, 2020
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Halloumi Sticks with Harissa Mayo

Casablanca Market sent me a jar of their Moroccan Harissa and my wheels started turning! It took me back to the U.K. where harissa is offered somewhere on most menus, so I started thinking of some of my other U.K. favorites. Halloumi is definitely…

May 8, 2020

Creamy Salmon Spread with Horseradish

I have been making this Creamy Salmon Spread with Horseradish for over a decade now! This Real Simple recipe makes the perfect dip for crackers or an amazing bagel schmear! The combination of smoked salmon, dill, cream cheese and horseradish is just perfection! Rating:…

February 26, 2020

Vegan Queso

We had a low-key Super Bowl night at home, so I took the opportunity to try some very different recipes. Our first snack of the night was this Vegan Queso from Good Housekeeping. While I don’t know if there will ever be a perfect…

February 3, 2020

Spicy Swiss Chard and Artichoke Dip

  Everyone loves a cheesy artichoke dip, but this Spicy Swiss Chard and Artichoke Dip, from Guy Fieri, takes the party classic to a whole new level. Jalapeño, smoked bacon, and sun-dried tomatoes are the star of this flavorful show!   Rating: A+  …

September 2, 2019

Hot Crab and Corn Dip

    Well here is a perfect starter to a low-key, Sunday night dinner with family or friends! I love crab pretty much every which way, so I was obviously excited to try Food Network’s Hot Crab and Corn Dip that also happens to…

April 28, 2019

Roasted Jalapeño and Chorizo Queso

  Chrissy Teigen’s Roasted Jalapeño and Chorizo Queso is the grown-up version of that Tostitos dip we inhaled as teenagers! It still contains a whole brick of Velveeta, so maybe not grown-up, but at least it’s partially homemade? However you want to look at…

January 8, 2019

Pumpkin-Hard Cider Cheese Dip

    Looking for a dip that is fun and festive for this holiday season? Well, here is Food Network Magazine’s Pumpkin-Hard Cider Cheese Dip! It sure is a hit with a crowd. You can’t really go wrong with cheese, bacon, and alcohol, I guess.…

November 26, 2018

Green Herb Dip

    This Green Herb Dip from Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa at Home is just too delicious. It’s like the most flavorful, complex, fresh spread you would order at a favorite New York bagel place. If you’re a fan of BIG flavor, whip this up and put it…

August 5, 2018