Sausage & Cream Cheese Dip

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tube (16 ounces) hot pork sausage 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained Instructions In a large, heavy pan or cast iron skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add in the sausage, then cook, crumble andContinue reading “Sausage & Cream Cheese Dip”

Spicy Seven-Layer Dip

Ingredients 1 can (16 ounces) spicy jalapeƱo refried beans 2 cups medium or hot chunky salsa 1-1/4 cups prepared guacamole 1-1/4 cups sour cream 1 ounce taco seasoning 2/3 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese 1/2 cup sliced black olives 3 green onions, thinly sliced Instructions Over a medium-sized bowl, pour salsa through a sieve orContinue reading “Spicy Seven-Layer Dip”

Baked Potato Dip

Ingredients 1 pound bacon 3 cups sour cream 10-12 green onions, thinly sliced 1-1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese Instructions Cut and cook the bacon, then remove it from the frying pan to paper towel lined plate or bowl, reserving about 1 tablespoon of the grease. In a large bowl, combine the sour cream, green onionsContinue reading “Baked Potato Dip”

Chicken Broth

Ingredients 1 chicken carcass, plus neck, giblets and any additional leftover bones 6 medium carrots, chopped 1 celery heart, chopped 2 small bell peppers, chopped 1 large onion, quartered 1 fresh orange peel, quartered 2 bay leaves 10-15 black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary Cold water Instructions Place the chicken carcass,Continue reading “Chicken Broth”

Fried Pickle Dip

Ingredients 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 cup sour cream 1 packet (1 ounce) ranch seasoning mix 1 jar (8 ounces) dill relish 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup seasoned Panko crumbs Instructions In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream and ranch seasoning mix until wellContinue reading “Fried Pickle Dip”

Blueberry Compote

Ingredients 12 ounces fresh blueberries 3 tablespoons sugar 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice Dash of salt Instructions Wash and dry the blueberries. In a medium saucepan, combine the blueberries, sugar, lemon juice and salt, and cook over medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes until blueberries are wilted and soft. Remove blueberries with a slotted spoonContinue reading “Blueberry Compote”