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Category: Dips and Spreads

Salmon Layered Dip

Want to get a little fancy? This appetizer is just the ticket! My good friends at Entertaining Events served this Smoked Salmon Appetizer at a recent party and boy was it a hit! I immediately knew that I needed the recipe. Best of all, it is very easy to prepare and makes an elegant presentation. All the ingredients (except for the sauce) can be layered the morning of your event. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. When the time…

Sweet Potato Squares with Lemon-Garlic Mayonnaise

This is a Gr8 appetizer that can be served warm or at room temperature. It is easy to make ahead of time and assemble right before your guests arrive; or, assemble ahead of time and warm for a short time in the microwave before serving (make sure the picks are wooden). I have served this at a backyard barbecue and it is also a hit as a Thanksgiving appetizer. Enjoy! Print Sweet Potato Squares with Lemon-Garlic Mayonnaise A wonderful…

Apple Slices with Toffee Crunch Dip

Do you need to bring a treat to a party? Do you have kids and want another snack that they will love? Do you like to have quick, yummy, and easy recipes to throw together when company shows up? Great Eight Friends has you covered! This snack couldn’t be easier or tastier! It includes only a few ingredients and only a few steps from beginning to end. When feeding a crowd, we usually double the recipe (which only…

Simple Basic Guacamole

Where did the American obsession with dip begin? Was it when someone dumped an envelope of Lipton Onion Soup Mix into a container of sour cream? That’s what we called “dip” growing up! I’m happy to say my tastes have matured somewhat (though I will still indulge if that creamy salty goodness is on the table at a party!). Most dips are so calorie heavy that it is hard to enjoy them as much…

Coconut, Chocolate, Almond Nut Butter…A Delicious Snack

Nut Butters…We all know and love peanut butter, but there are a lot of other nuts out there that make delicious, creamy spreadable goodness. One of my favorite Instagram accounts, @dad_beets, is often posting pictures of his homemade nut butters. So, I thought I would try it! It’s EASY and rewarding! And the big “kids” love it, too! Vince stole the jar and just started dipping graham crackers!  I had some almonds left from…

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