2011-02-25 / Home & Garden

Star Chefs

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Hot ’ n’ Spicy Corn Dip

2 cups frozen corn,
drained well
8 oz. light cream cheese
1 large tomato, chopped
(about 1 cup)
½–1 cup Colby Jack

1 jalapeno pepper,
seeded and finely

Preheat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients until well blended. Spread into a 9” pie plate. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

Serve warm with tortilla chips.

Hot Artichoke Dip

2 small, or 1 large can of
artichoke hearts
1 cup mayonnaise
¾ cup parmesan cheese
1–½ cups mozzarella

2 tsp. garlic powder

Heat oven to 350. Drain artichoke hearts; break or cut into small pieces. Mix well, all ingredients together. Press into 1 ½ qt casserole dish (about the size of a glass pie dish). Sprinkle with paprika. Bake for 25 minutes. Serve with crackers, raw veggies, or toasted sourdough bread cubes.

Bean Dip

2–16 oz. cans chili with
1–16 oz. can refried beans
1–4oz.can diced green
8 oz. or 16 oz. pkg. Velveeta
Cheese, cut up

1 bunch green onions,

Combine in a crockpot and cook for a couple hours, stirring occasionally. Or you can combine in a deep casserole dish and microwave in small increments, stirring in between.

Great served with tortilla chips, potato chips, taquitos, burritos, tacos, chimichangas, etc.


1–15 oz. can chickpeas
(garbanzo beans)
2 Tbsp. peanut butter
1 tsp. sesame oil
2 Tbsp. olive oil

3 Tbsp. warm water
4 Tbsp. lemon juice
4 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cumin

1/2 tsp. tumeric (optional)
1/2 tsp. ground pepper
Blend in food processor until smooth. Serve
with pita bread.

Creamy Apple Dip

1 (8 oz.) package of cream
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup brown sugar

Mix together cream cheese, vanilla, and brown sugar until creamy. Sprinkle peanuts on top if desired. Serve with apple slices. This recipe takes like a yummy creamy caramel dip.

Shrimp Dip

8 oz. cream cheese
1/3 cup cream
2 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. grated onion

Cream together. 6 oz. canned shrimp Dash Worcestershire sauce 1 carton cottage cheese

Add, stir to combine. Serve with potato chips or crackers.

Pumpkin Dip

8 oz. cream cheese
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
12 oz. Cool Whip

Beat cream cheese
until smooth. Mix in
pumpkin and spice. Fold in
cool whip. Serve with ginger

snaps, graham crackers, apple slices, etc.

Fruit Dip

1–7 oz. jar marshmallow
1–8 oz. cream cheese,
1 Tbsp. grated orange rind
Dash of ginger

Add marshmallow creme to cream cheese gradually, mixing until well blended. Add orange rind and ginger, whip until fluffy. Makes 2 cups. Serve with strawberries, apple wedges, bananas, pineapples or grapes.

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