Category: dips

party ham spread dip

Party Ham Spread Dip

This is a very festive appetizer.

2 rounded tablespoons dry mustard
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 rounded tablespoons flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vinegar

Combine all ingredients except the vinegar in a saucepan. Cook over low heat until slightly heated. Add vinegar and cook until thickened. Remove from heat, cool and put into a container. Prepare and chill 2 to 3 days before using.

To serve, use a whole pineapple. Leaving top intact, cut a square section out of side, scoop out pineapple from inside, leaving a pineapple shaped bowl. Place cold dip into center of pineapple bowl. Place bowl on platter, place cubed pieces of baked ham with wooden picks around the outside. Garnish with fresh parsley, pineapple chunks and maraschino cherries.

pepperoncini-cream cheese dip

Pepperoncini-Cream Cheese Dip

1 (10 ounce) jar pepperoncini, drained and stemmed
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup sour cream

Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add first 3 ingredients. Pulse several times or until smooth. Stir in sour cream. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Serve with crackers.

hoagie dip

Hoagie Dip

1/2 pound cooked ham, thinly sliced
1/2 pound Genoa salami, thinly sliced
1 pound processed American cheese, sliced
2 cups mayonnaise
2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 onion, chopped
1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
2 tomatoes, diced
12 hoagie rolls, torn into pieces for dipping

Tear the ham, salami and American cheese into small pieces. Place in a large bowl.

In a medium bowl, blend the mayonnaise and oregano. Mix the mayonnaise mixture into the ham mixture 1/2 cup at a time, until meats and cheese are well coated. Mix in the onion.

Before serving, mix in the lettuce and tomatoes. Serve with the hoagie roll pieces for dipping.

kilbirnie clam dip

Kilbirnie Clam Dip

1 (7 1/2 ounce) can minced clams, undrained
1/3 cup Johnnie Walker Red
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 envelope onion soup mix
1 cup sour cream

Combine clam with remaining ingredients; mix well. Chill. Serve with potato or corn chips, or crackers.

Makes about 2 1/2 cups.

cold clam dip

Cold Clam Dip

8 ounces cream cheese
2 to 4 tablespoons clam juice
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
10 1/2 ounces minced clams, drained

Soften cream cheese. Add clam juice until of desired consistency. Add seasonings and beat until smooth. Stir in clams.

Makes 2 cups.

layered shrimp dip

Layered Shrimp Dip

8 ounces cream cheese
3 to 4 teaspoons milk
2 (4 1/2 ounce) cans small shrimp, well-drained
1/2 medium onion, minced
1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce
8 ounces mozzarella cheese, grated

Thin cream cheese with milk. Spread on serving tray. Layer remaining ingredients ending with cheese. Chill.

Serve with tortilla chips or crackers.

corn and walnut dip

Corn and Walnut Dip

16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup fresh Mexican lime juice
1 tablespoon ground red chiles
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper
1 small can whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons minced onion

Beat all ingredients except corn, walnuts and onion in a large bowl on medium speed of electric mixer until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients. 

To serve, line an earthenware bowl with dried corn husks, with about 1 inch of each husk showing above the rim of the dish. Fill the bowl with the dip.

For garnish, slice 1 small red chile pepper and 1 small green chile pepper in half. Place cut side up in the center of the dip, with the stems crisscrossing.

louisiana seafood dip

Louisiana Seafood Dip

1 (6 3/4 ounce) can albacore tuna
1 envelope Good Seasons Italian dressing
1 (8 ounce) carton sour cream
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Dash of cayenne

Mix all. Chill and serve with chips or crackers. Tastes like crab dip.

artichoke dip

Artichoke Dip

2 cans artichoke hearts, drained and finely chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
1 envelope Good Seasons Italian Dressing

Mix together and serve with crackers.

mystery onion dip

Mystery Onion Dip

This is a delicious dip.

1 pint sour cream
1 envelope onion soup mix
2 ounces gin
1 teaspoon maraschino cherry juice
Fresh parsley sprigs

Mix thoroughly. Garnish with fresh parsley sprigs.