Dill Pickle Dip

Gob and Gert Gherkin

I love dill pickle potato chips!  The bite of vinegar in a crispy chip is a perfect pairing for me.  I also love a crispy dill pickle, whether it be a spear or a little gherkin.  When I worked in an office and had time to spare between clients, I doodled in my computer’s Paint program and designed a gherkin couple, Gob and Gert Gherkin.  I should play with them again soon.  They always made me smile. Continue reading

Grilled Corn Cowboy Caviar

Grilled Corn Cowboy Caviar

Grilled Corn Cowboy Caviar

We get cravings for what they call ‘cowboy caviar’ here at the castle.  It’s so full of flavor with the multitude of ingredients.  I notice a different ingredient in each bite.  And I’m picky about the chips I use to dip.  I like the smaller round white corn chips.  I don’t like having to struggle to get the loaded chip into my mouth without spilling.  It was time to make a jumbo batch. Continue reading

Avocado Spinach Dip

Avocado Spinach Dip

Avocado Spinach Dip

I make so much guacamole I’m sort of tired of it.  As much as I love avocados, there must be other ways to use it.  I’ve made a few other dishes using avocados but I really wanted to try another dip.  Just not with the other guac things in it.  There must be many other flavors that would mesh with avocados besides spicy peppers and tomatoes and lime, I speculated. Continue reading