Category: Dips and Spreads

Party Recipe: Golden Onion Dip

Party Recipe: Golden Onion Dip

The flavor is reminiscent of the onion dip in the plastic container served alongside potato chips at backyard barbecues, but it also has a jazzy, sophisticated taste and mouth-feel from the fresh yellow onions simmered to golden perfection and a dash of vermouth.

Revisiting a Recipe for Fall Parties: Tuscany-Texas Goat Cheese Spread

Revisiting a Recipe for Fall Parties: Tuscany-Texas Goat Cheese Spread

Perfect for fall parties, Tuscany-Texas Goat Cheese Spread is a burst of fresh flavors atop salty, creamy goat cheese.

Found Recipe:  Smoked Salmon 7-Layer Dip

Found Recipe: Smoked Salmon 7-Layer Dip

This Smoked Salmon 7-Layer dip from Bon Appetit is very festive and just right for a holiday party.

Creamy Jalapeño Dip, AKA Stephanie’s Green Dip – Great for Game Day

Creamy Jalapeño Dip, AKA Stephanie’s Green Dip – Great for Game Day

My colleague and friend Stephanie makes the most marvelous dip, and we pester her to bring a batch to us at least monthly.  It’s ‘formal’ name is Creamy Jalapeño Dip, but we mostly refer to it as Green Dip.  And sometimes, Crack Dip (because it’s addictive). […]

Found Recipe: Churrasco’s Chimichurri

Found Recipe: Churrasco’s Chimichurri

Churrasco’s chimichurri sauce is sooooo good: foodie-worthy and simple to make.

Found Recipe: McCormick’s Remoulade

Found Recipe: McCormick’s Remoulade

My Aunt-Mom turned me on to this terrific and easy recipe for remoulade a few years ago. The recipe on the McCormick’s web site suggests serving it with boiled shrimp, which is how I first encountered it, but it is good in many, many other ways.

Smoked Salmon Spread

Smoked Salmon Spread

We love salmon at Glover Gardens.  Smoked, baked, grilled – you name it.  Occasionally, there are leftovers, which we regard with glee, because that means we can make this salmon spread.  We prefer to make it with Tom’s Smoked Salmon, but any smoked or cooked […]

Glover Gardens Salsa

Glover Gardens Salsa

I might be a Condiment-aholic.  I love-love-love condiments. Especially those with southwest flavors.  One of the simplest, oldest and best of the southwest condiments is salsa. I found a wonderful fresh salsa recipe years ago in a cookbook called Jane Butel’s Southwestern Kitchen, her Garden […]

Tuscany-Texas Goat Cheese Spread

Tuscany-Texas Goat Cheese Spread

With its appealing colors and burst of Mediterranean flavors balanced by the tangy saltiness of the cheese, this dish is one of my family’s favorites.

Fiesta Grilled Shrimp Dip

Fiesta Grilled Shrimp Dip

At Glover Gardens, summer brings lots of grilled shrimp, and sometimes we have leftovers. This creamy, spicy dip is quickly assembled and makes the most of leftover grilled shrimp and is the perfect appetizer for a summer barbecue.

Pico de Gallo Makes Super-Quick Guacamole

Pico de Gallo Makes Super-Quick Guacamole

A few simple steps transform Pico de Gallo into a simple and delicious guacamole.


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