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This spinach dip won first prize in The 2015 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest! Congratulations...
Hosts and hostesses are always looking for a distinctive dip to try. This combination of nuts,...
This makes a tasty substitute for plain old salt and pepper.
Lovely on toast, exquisite on vanilla ice cream … For best flavor, use a variety of apple cultivars...
Bruce makes his own supply of apple butter each year and prefers using Cortland apples, which don’t...
Ah, the elegant artichoke!
  A new twist on hummus—a combination of the brilliant green dip and fragrant, earthy spiced pita ...
A delicious off-the-beaten-track hors d’oeuvre. However; allow ample time for any smokiness from...
Easy to prepare and take to gatherings.
Use for dipping French bread or as a marinade with fish, chicken or meats … good with vegetables...
Use coarser ingredients to make a rub for pork shoulder or Boston butt.
I found this recipe as an appetizer in a New England Restaurant.
Your guests will hesitate to break into this elegant-looking creation, but once they start there’ll...
Quick to prepare and lighter than standard nachos, this dish is especially good with corn fresh...
This recipe comes from a 95-year-old lady who remembers her grandmother from Germany making this...
In France, this is served with sliced black truffles, but truffle oil is a good substitute.
“Frequently, a guest requests this recipe. We serve it as an appetizer but with the addition of...
This appetizer is best made a day or two before serving.
Make a double batch of this creamy dip and freeze some (before baking) to make a “go to”...
“We serve this at our special Holidays Evening, just before Christmas. The ball tastes better made...
This recipe came from one of my freinds, in Prineville, Oregon. This is a wonderful way to start...
Far superior to the expensive crackers you buy. Make these up and just keep them in the...
I found this recipe on a can of refried beans and tried it for a party and everyone liked it.
Offer this pale green, subtly flavored spread with crisp wheat crackers or tortilla wedges that...
You can buy dips that sound very much like this. one, but why not put it together yourself and save...
Calorie counters and health food devotees go to cocktail parties too, and they will appreciate...
Great appetizer. If you like spicy, then add extra jalapeno.
This recipe is very simple to put together and somewhat healthy.
Tasty and easy to prepare – even less of a hassle if you make it ahead and refrigerate or freeze it...
Crab dips are always popular, and this is a very tasty one. Serve this delicious dip with crackers...
For people who like curry – and for people who just think they don’t like it.
Can also be served as a spread.
This is a perfectly fine salsa for chips or on top of guacamole, but even better with goat cheese...
My mother makes this to go with her Applesauce bread. Very good.
If you have the patience to hollow out cucumbers (use a sharp knife or apple-corer), this will add...
The kind of curry powder used will determine the amount of “zip” in this scrumptious dip. It’s easy...
We found this recipe in The 1977 Old Farmer’s Almanac, along with recipes for dandelion coffee,...
A wonderful recipe made with spring greens!
Easy to prepare and attractive to take to gatherings.
This crab dip recipe won third prize in The 2015 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest!...
This tastes wonderful.
See a short video showing how to make this easy eggplant dip recipe.
You know that dip you loved as a child? You sprinkled the dehydrated onion mix into sour cream,...
This is, of course, the traditional accompaniment for lamb – and oh, so good!
This is a Pepin household standard. Gloria packs the “strong cheese” in small ramekins and freezes...
Our tester served this at a small gathering and received rave reviews. If you’re watching fat...
Similar to the popular Middle Eastern dip called baba ganoush, this should be served with crisp...
“When I was a teenager in New Hampshire in the 1950s, we had a Concord grapevine that grew on the...
A whole range of flavor possibilities can be achieved by varying the herbs in this recipe, and...

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