Muhammara: A Syrian Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Walnut Dip

Muhammara: A Syrian Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Walnut Dip

All too often when we hear the name of a country in the Middle East, the story is one of sadness and torment. Recently, Syria has been in the news and it’s not good. Despite the ongoing adventures of troops, politicians, and fanatics, the societies continue to...

Spicy Feta Dip

Brian and I have had the pleasure to meet and cook from the wonderful books of Joanne Weir. Cookbook author and leader of food tours, Joanne has a world-class palette and understanding of cuisine around the world. Her website, joanneweir.com, offers many recipes that...

Joyce’s Really Good Onion Dip

Brian is not a couch potato, but he loves to watch football. I am rather understanding. As long he massages my feet while he watches tv, he can watch tv. That seems to be a deal made in heaven. While he was taking some aspirin for sore fingers the other day, he...

Subtle and Smooth Artichoke Dip

Every party needs apps. And every collection of apps needs dips. Two or three ideally. How do you arrange for them to be a complementary combination? You don’t want flavors that clash, in terms of flavor or color. Texture is another matter. It’s fine to have some...