snacks & apps

Modernized Spinach Dip

Ingredients: 16 oz fresh baby spinach 1 small carrot 1/4 small red onion 1/2 stalk celery 16 oz sour cream 2 tablespoons mayo 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 3 tablespoons finely diced Italian parsley salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat a small amount of water to […]

Shrimp Salad Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 12 hard-boiled eggs 1 tablespoon minced chives 3 tablespoons minced celery 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 1/2-2 tablespoons Old Bay 1/2 cup finely chopped steamed shrimp* 1/2-2/3 cup mayonnaise garnish: small steamed shrimp* Old Bay Directions: Halve the eggs lengthwise. Add the yolks […]

Jalapeño Ranch Dipping Sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VeggiesWithMcCain #CollectiveBias Ingredients: 1 jalapeño, minced 1 tablespoon dried parsley 2 teaspoons freeze-dried chives 1 1/2 teaspoons dillweed 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon dried onion 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder […]

Pickled Beet and Gorgonzola Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 1 dozen hard-boiled eggs 1 16-oz jar sliced pickled beets 3-4 oz crumbled gorgonzola 1 tablespoon dijon 3 tablespoons mayonnaise freshly ground black pepper Directions: The night before you want to serve: Drain the beets reserving both the beets and the brine. Refrigerate the beets in an air-tight container. […]

Dill Feta Ranch Dip

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 3 tablespoons minced fresh dill 1/4 cup crumbled feta for the ranch mix: 1 1/2 tablespoons dry buttermilk* 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1/2 teaspoon freeze-dried chives 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon dried onion 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 […]

Smoky Eggplant Zucchini Dip

2 medium eggplants 2 small zucchini 1 handful flat leaf parsley, chopped 1/4 cup tahini 1-2 tablespoons olive oil juice of 2 lemons 2 cloves garlic, minced salt freshly ground black pepper healthy pinch ground chipotle Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Place each eggplant on a gas burner and grill, […]

Ultimate Hot Baltimore Crab Dip with Soft Pretzel Sticks

  for the dip: Ingredients: 1 cup blue crab claw meat 1 cup lump blue crab meat 1 cup cream cheese, at room temperature 3⁄4 cup sour cream 1⁄4 cup Frank’s® RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce 2 1⁄2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 1⁄2 tablespoons Chesapeake Bay seasoning (Old Bay) 1⁄2 tablespoon […]