Party Dips!: 50 Zippy, Zesty, Spicy, Savory, Tasty, Tempting Dips

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Harvard Common Press, Aug 28, 2004 - Cooking - 96 pages

Sally Sampson offers 50 simple but tasteful recipes for dip--hot and cold, savory and sweet--that are so easy, fun, and delicious that readers will wonder why anyone else even thinks of serving guests canned dips. Dips deserve to be part of everyone's entertaining repertoire. These crowd-pleasers are easy to prepare ahead or at the last minute, are inexpensive, and are so varied that you can host a fabulous cocktail party serving nothing but dips and drinks. With Party Dips! There's no need to spend your party prep time painstakingly assembling canapes, stuffing mushrooms, or skewering shrimp. These sassy dip recipes will have everyone licking their fingers. Hostess with the mostest Sally Sampson offers plenty of tips for stocking your refrigerator and pantry with dip basics so that you can whip one up at a moment's notice. She also includes simple presentation ideas as well as divine dipping suggestions for each and every dip. So whether your weapon of choice is a potato chip or a carrot stick, grab one and get ready to start dipping. Go for a dip! Red Bean and Chipotle Chile Dip Hot and Steamy Artichoke Dip Roasted Walnut and Gorgonzola Dip New Orleans-Style Muffuletta Dip Curried Tuna Dip Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade Roasted Red Pepper and Ricotta Dip Tropical Fruit Salsa Chickpea and Caramelized Onion Dip Creamy Sesame Dip Sally Sampson offers 50 simple but tasteful recipes for dip--hot and cold, savory and sweet--that are so easy, fun, and delicious that readers will wonder why anyone else even thinks of serving guests canned dips. Dips deserve to be part of everyone's entertaining repertoire. These crowd-pleasers are easy to prepare ahead or at the last minute, are inexpensive, and are so varied that you can host a fabulous cocktail party serving nothing but dips and drinks. With Party Dips! There's no need to spend your party prep time painstakingly assembling canapes, stuffing mushrooms, or skewering shrimp. These sassy dip recipes will have everyone licking their fingers. Hostess with the mostest Sally Sampson offers plenty of tips for stocking your refrigerator and pantry with dip basics so that you can whip one up at a moment's notice. She also includes simple presentation ideas as well as divine dipping suggestions for each and every dip. So whether your weapon of choice is a potato chip or a carrot stick, grab one and get ready to start dipping. Go for a dip! Red Bean and Chipotle Chile Dip Hot and Steamy Artichoke Dip Roasted Walnut and Gorgonzola Dip New Orleans-Style Muffuletta Dip Curried Tuna Dip Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade Roasted Red Pepper and Ricotta Dip Tropical Fruit Salsa Chickpea and Caramelized Onion Dip Creamy Sesame Dip

 

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In her latest book, Sampson (Party Nuts! ; The $50 Dinner Party ) provides easy recipes for dips and spreads from Caesar Aili to Basil Tapenade. Rathbun's companion title offers recipes for beverages ... Read full review

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Sally Sampson is the author of The Bake Sale Cookbook and The $50 Dinner Party, and co-author of several books, including The Olives Table, The Figs Table, and The Olives Dessert Table with Todd English. She also co-wrote The Occidental Tourist with acclaimed Boston chef Stan Frankenthaler. She is a senior writer for Cook's Illustrated and has been a contributor to Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Fine Cooking, Self, The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Mode, and Microsoft's online magazine Boston Sidewalk. Sampson has appeared on The Early Show and QVC. Sampson lives with her family in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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