snacks & apps

Mango-Buttermilk Ice Pops

Ingredients: 4 mangos*, cubed 2 cups buttermilk 1/3 cup honey Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Pour into ice pop molds, leaving about 1/4 inch headroom. Close and freeze until solid, 4-8 hours. Yield: 8-10 ice pops *I used half alphonso mangos (aka “champagne mangos”) and […]

Dill Pickle Dip

Ingredients: 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup chopped Dill Chips (Farmer’s Garden® by Vlasic®) 1/3 cup sour cream 1 oz (fresh) dill, minced 1 shallot, minced 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon lemon zest freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the pickles in […]

Crawfish Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup crawfish tails 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons diced green onion 2 tablespoons minced cubanelle 3 cornichons, minced sea salt freshly ground black pepper crawfish tails for garnish Directions: Place the yolks and crawfish in a […]

Smoky Avocado Ranch Dip

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 avocado 3 tablespoons dry buttermilk* 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1/2 teaspoon freeze dried chives 1 1/2 teaspoons dillweed 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/2 teaspoon dried onion 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder […]

“Everything” Soft Pretzel Bites

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon active dry yeast 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1 1/3 cups lukewarm water 4 1/3 cups flour 1/2 cup baking soda 1 egg, beaten 3 tablespoons coarse salt 3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 3 teaspoon granulated garlic 3 teaspoons dehydrated onion Directions: In large […]

Rachel’s Oh So ’90s Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Ingredients: 12 oz frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted and chopped 10 oz frozen chopped spinach, defrosted 8 oz cream cheese (or American-style Neufchâtel) 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 1/3 cup mixed shredded Italian cheese (I used asagio, Parmesan, Romano) PLUS some for topping if desired. 1/2-1 teaspoon granulated garlic […]

Hatch Green Chile Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup diced Fire Roasted Hatch Green Chiles 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon ground dried lemon peel sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Use o a mini prep, food processor or blender to […]

Berry Berry Yogurt Ice Pops

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh blackberries 1 1/2 cups Yoplait® Original Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Strawberry Pint Directions: Place blackberries in a blender. Pulse until a smooth liquid forms. Strain through a wire mesh, whisking to extract the pulp. Discard solids. Divide half of the pulp among 6 ice pop molds. […]

Radish, Smoked Salmon & Dill Dip

Ingredients: 8 red radishes, quartered 4 oz sliced Norwegian smoked salmon 1/4 (loose) cup fresh dill 1 shallot, minced 8 oz brick Greek Cream Cheese with Greek Yogurt 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1/4-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder zest from one lemon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Add the radish to […]

Spinach and Caramelized Fennel Dip

Ingredients: 6 oz steamed baby spinach, squeezed dry 1/2 cup large dice fennel 1 shallot, minced 8 oz brick Greek Cream Cheese and Greek Yogurt 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/4-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder sea salt freshly ground black pepper […]