Dips/Spreads/Sauces

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“Everything” Bagel Seasoning Blend

20 comments February 10, 2015

Growing up Jewish, bagels were a staple in our house. Still are. But not these perfectly uniform, flavorless kind you find in the super markets. No. My grandparents used to […]

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5-Minute Zesty Corn and Black Bean Salsa

11 comments January 11, 2015

Let me introduce you to my new favorite salsa (well, sort of new – sister Jen first brought this over to my house back in…October?…and we’ve both been making it […]

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Cannoli Dip

25 comments December 18, 2014

Aaaaaand my pants are tight. Mid-December. Ya. Seems about right. The last couple of weeks have seen copious amounts of cookies, fudge, and chocolate bark coming out of my kitchen. […]

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French Fries and Dipping Sauces – 5 ways!

December 9, 2014

So. We ate french fries all last week. Life could be worse, right? When Alexia Foods asked if I wanted to partner on some recipe development, it was like Santa […]

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French Quarter Cheese Spread

6 comments November 20, 2014

Well, I guess anything named after the French Quarter is bound to be naughty, right? And this spread really is. But you don’t need to draw your blinds to enjoy […]

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Tiramisu Dip

15 comments October 18, 2014

You know a cookbook is awesome when… 1. there are pictures for each recipe 2. prep times are included 3. substitution suggestions are given 4. you want to make every. […]

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Cinnamon Whipped Cream

16 comments October 4, 2014

So, I had dental surgery. That was fun. #sonotfun Tissue grafting on my lower gums, to be exact. Soft foods for an eternity 2 weeks and only food requiring a […]

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Monster Fruit Dip with Apple Mouths

7 comments September 27, 2014

I know I have a hit on my hands when the kids inhale it. And then the next day, they ask me to make it again. This dip >>> the […]

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Raspberry Chia Seed Jam

12 comments August 30, 2014

So, I’m still eating my chia seed pudding every day! …and then sister Jen informed me that chia seeds are used to make those chia pets. And I sort of […]

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Honey-Sesame Dressing

9 comments July 22, 2014

Chocolate ganache, melted caramel, pure maple syrup, a balsamic reduction… who needs the ice cream? Just pass me a spoon. Right? This dressing is no different – it’s sweet and […]

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Olive Spread

7 comments January 30, 2014

Surely I can fit one more Superbowl-appropriate recipe in before the weekend, especially if it only takes 5 minutes to make, right?! 

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Shrimp Cocktail with Garlic Mustard Cream

30 comments January 7, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for STAR Fine Foods. All opinions are 100% my own – I love their products and use them all the time! It’s funny how some […]

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Spiderweb Dip for Halloween

7 comments October 21, 2013

This is a snack dip that I make almost every week, minus the white web. But since Halloween is coming, I put a little holiday spin on it.