May 23, 2018
We've been podcasting for one year so we decided to make one
thousand dips and talk about them in front of a live audience to
celebrate! Ok, we didn't actually make 1000 dips, we're being
hyperbolic, give us a break already. It did feel like a thousand
and, dare I say, taste like a thousand? Let us regale you with our
tales of dipification, gallons of milk punch, romance novels and
Mark Ruffalo? It's all here for you!
I Dip, You Dip, Milk Dip Milk Punch
We used this recipe but substituted light rum for the batavia
Big Dipper Sangria
Combine two bottles of rose with
sliced strawberries, thinly sliced oranges, raspberries, and about
a half cup of rhubarb simple syrup (or any other simple syrup of
your choice). Let it sit overnight in the fridge before drinking
for maximum flavor.
- Pasta Salad Dip
- Cut into a small dice and combine 1 small cucumber, one green
bell pepper, one seeded tomato, 1/2 lb salami, 1/4 lb feta cheese,
4 scallions, one can black olives, drained. Add a handful of
chopped flat leaf parsley, 2 tbsp mayonnaise, 1 tbsp olive oil,
salt and pepper to taste.
- Chex Mix Dip
- Combine 16 Oz sour cream, 2 tsp Lawrys seasoned
salt, ½ tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp dried onion, 1 tbsp
Worcestershire sauce. Chill and serve with pretzel sticks.
- Thanksgiving Dip
- No exact measurements here, just use your Thanksgiving
leftovers! Finely chop turkey and mix with gravy. Mix chopped
scallions, flat leaf parsley and some softened butter into mashed
potatoes. Spread a layer of stuffing into the bottom of a shallow
baking dish. On top of the stuffing spread the turkey and gravy
mixture. Dot bits of cranberry sauce all over the turkey layer.
Spread the mashed potato mixture on top of the cranberry sauce.
Sprinkle some shredded cheddar on top of the mashed potatoes and
bake in a 350* oven for 30 minutes.
- Crack Buffalo Chicken
- In the Instant Pot, combine 1.5 - 2 lb chicken thighs, 1 packet
Ranch dressing powder, 1 8 oz brick of cream cheese, ½ cup water.
Cook on manual for 15 minutes. Allow pressure to release naturally.
Shred chicken in pot or remove and shred in a mixer then return to
pot. Add 3 chopped scallions and ½ cup Frank’s Hot Sauce (more or
less to taste). Mix thoroughly. Spread mixture in a pie plate or
baking dish and top with bleu cheese crumbles. Serve warm with
carrots and celery sticks.
- Rueben Sandwich Dip
- Combine 1 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 cup ketchup, 2 tablespoons
relish, 16 oz drained rinsed squeezed kraut, 1 lb corned beef diced
small, 16 oz shredded swiss. Bake at 350* for 30 minutes.
- What’s Greek for 7 Layer?
- On a platter, layer hummus,
tzatziki, chopped tomatoes, chopped cucumber, sliced kalamata
olives, feta cheese crumbles and pine nuts. Serve with pita
- Loaded Baked Potato Dip
- Combine 1 generous cup of sour
cream, half a cup of chopped fresh chives, a tablespoon or so of
minced shallot and ¼ cup of grated sharp cheddar cheese in a bowl.
Refrigerate for a few hours or overnight to let the flavors meld.
When you are ready to serve, top with more grated sharp cheddar, a
handful of chopped chives and four or five slices of crispy bacon
that you’ve crumbled into bits. Serve with sturdy potato chips for
- 7 Layer Dip On
- On a platter, layer refried
beans, sour cream seasoned with taco seasoning, guacamole, salsa,
sliced black olives, chopped scallions and shredded cheddar
- Jalapeno Ranch - I made the
Woman’s ranch dressing recipe with minimal buttermilk for a
thicker texture. Then I blended it in the food processor with about
3 tablespoons of pickled jalapenos.
- Mexican Street Corn - Heat up a
bag of Trader Joe’s frozen charred corn in the microwave. When it
is hot, drain any water. Stir in a half cup of mayo, a tablespoon
of chili powder, a pinch of cayenne, a large bunch of cilantro that
you’ve finely chopped, and about ¾ cup of crumbled cotija cheese.
Salt and pepper (and cayenne pepper!) to taste. When you serve, add
additional cotija crumbles on top. Serve with tortilla
The Show Must Be Go Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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