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Holy Guacamole

The best thing that can happen to a ripe avocado (though I am open to debating).

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Avocado Pesto Dip

I cannot remember a time when it seemed inappropriate to ask a friend, “What can I bring?” when she invited me to dinner. And I know that this is the first thing my friends will ask me when I invite them.  And guess what?   I’m going to answer!  And when I am the guest, I …

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The Ultimate Bacon, Egg and Cheese Sandwich with Cheesy Dipping Sauce

On many days, my lunch consists of a smattering of bites of often-incongruent recipes that I’m testing.  So the midday meal could be a few bites of quinoa salad, Mexican brownies, Asian salmon and pureed parsnips, all eaten standing up while I’m whisking something.  Not everyone’s idea of a harmonious well balanced meal, but I …

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Hot Cheesy Scallion Kale Dip

It’s Super Bowl week, which instantly translates to Hot Dip Week in our house.  I just can’t properly articulate how much more we love a hot dip than a room temperature dip.  And we love room temperature dips, please, do not misunderstand.  But a hot dip….truly in a class by itself.  This one contains kale, …

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Hot Corn Queso Dip

I usually like to cook and eat pretty healthily, but sometimes I like to just roll around in cream and butter and cheese.

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Edamame Pesto Dip

This Edamame Pesto Dip was born of some leftover Mint Basil Pesto, and I will be making that pesto again just to make this dip.  I think edamame are one of the most perfect foods on earth.  If I ever get another dog I may name him Edamame.

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Cannellini Bean Dip with Lemon and Parmesan

Not only is this fast and easy, but it’s also (shhhh….) really inexpensive.  But Cannellini Bean Dip with Lemon and Parmesan tastes fresh and lush at the same time, and there’s something very special about a homemade dip or spread, versus the store-bought stuff.   (And if you’re in splurge mode, do not miss Hot Crab …

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Hot Crab and Corn Dip

You can make this with reduced fat cream cheese, often labeled Neufchatel, and reduced fat sour cream, or you can sail into the decadence of it all and use the full fat versions of the dairy products.  Lump crab meat is the most expensive, then there are a range of other kinds of shelled crab …

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