Dips, Spreads and Glazes Recipes

Balsamic Peach Salad

Ingredients: 1/4 cup aged balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Salt to taste Pinch of cayenne 2 large ripe peaches, cut into 1-inch chunks 6 cups bitter greens such as baby arugula, frisee, or other field greens Directions: Combine the dressing ingredients in a mixing bowl, and whisk to […]

Strawberry Mango Salsa

Ingredients: 3/4 cup diced strawberries 3/4 cup diced mango 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced 2 tablespoons diced red onion 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves 2 teaspoons honey, or more to taste Juice of 1 lime Directions: In a large bowl, combine strawberries, mango, jalapeno, onion, cilantro, honey and lime juice. Serve immediately.

Pineapple Guacamole

Ingredients: 3 ripe avocados, peeled 1/2 cup finely chopped pineapple 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons lime juice 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Tortilla chips Directions: In a medium size bowl, mash up two avocados. Stir in the […]

Fiery Corn Salsa

Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro 3 tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 1/2 cups corn kernels 2 to 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced Salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a large bowl, combine oil, lime juice and cilantro. Add tomatoes, corn and […]

Strawberry Honey Butter

Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup honey 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup hulled and coarsely chopped fresh strawberries 2 tsp of orange zest Directions: Using an electric mixer set to high, beat butter, honey, and salt until light and fluffy. This should take about one minute. Add strawberries and orange […]

Strawberry Spread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter or margarine spread, softened 1/4 cup strawberry preserves 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice Directions: Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).

State Fair Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Ingredients: 4 cups crushed strawberries 2 cups chopped rhubarb 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 package Mrs. Wages Fruit Pectin Home Jell 5 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 tablespoon butter Directions: Combine strawberries, rhubarb, lemon juice and pectin in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Return to […]

Easy Chocolate Fondue

Ingredients: 2/3 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 package (8 ounces) semi-sweet baking chocolate Directions: Microwave corn syrup, cream and vanilla in large microwavable bowl on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until mixture comes to boil. Add chocolate; stir until completely melted and smooth. Serve warm as […]

Venison Fondue

Ingredients: Venison steaks, chops or other tender cut Peanut oil Fondue sauce Steak sauce or garlic butter sauce Directions: Heat 2 to 3 inches of peanut oil in fondue pot to a temperature of 380 degrees (or when a 1-inch cube of bread toasts in 40 seconds). Cut venison into 1-inch cubes. Using fondue forks […]

Pizza Fondue

Ingredients: 8 ounces (about 1/2 lb.) lean ground beef or Italian sausage 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 1/2 cups pizza sauce 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1/2 cup (about 2 oz.) grated parmesan cheese 1 cup (about 4 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese Directions: Cook beef and garlic in large saucepan over medium […]

French Onion Fondue

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Butter 1 1/2 cups finely chopped onions 1/2 cup apple juice 1/2 cup dry white wine or water 1/2 pound (2 cups) Deli American Cheese, shredded 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, baby-cut carrots, snow pea pods, bell pepper slices, blanched French bread, cubed Directions: Melt butter in 2-quart […]

Cheddar, Onion, Apple & Hard Cider Fondue

Ingredients: 1-1/2 pounds shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese 2-1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 ounce chopped shallot 1/2 cup finely diced tart apple 2-1/2 cups hard cider Cubes of crusty bread Apple wedges (toss in lemon juice to prevent from turning brown) Directions: Place the shredded cheese in a […]

Butterscotch fondue

Ingredients: 6 ounces butterscotch chips 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1 tablespoon brandy Directions: Melt chips with evaporated milk in a fondue pot over low heat (or in small microwave dish on medium power). Stir in brandy. Use cubes of pound cake or lady fingers as dippers.

Peanut butter fondue

Ingredients: 4 ounces peanut butter chips 2 tablespoons peanut butter 3/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Combine ingredients and melt in fondue pot or in a microwave (then transfer to fondue pot). Use ripe bananas cut into chucks as dippers.

Low Calorie Fondue

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups beef or chicken broth 1 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 bunch green onions, chopped 1 Stalk of celery, chopped Sprigs of parsley Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Other herbs to taste Directions: Simmer ingredients in a saucepan for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let […]

Cheddar Fondue

Ingredients: 2/3 cup low-fat milk 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1 dried bay leaf 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 pinch grated nutmeg 1 cup grated Cabot 50% Light Cheddar cheese 2 cups raw broccoli florets 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into spears 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes 1 pound small new […]

Seafood Cheese Fondue

Ingredients: 1 clove garlic, cut 2 cans frozen shrimp soup 1 cup milk 1 pound Swiss cheese, grated Freshly-ground black pepper Paprika French bread in 1-inch cubes Steamed shrimp, scallops, King crab or lobster chunks Directions: Rub pot with garlic. Heat soup in pot and beat until smooth. Slowly add milk and beat again. Add […]

Special Dark Fudge Fondue

Ingredients: Assorted fondue dippers such as marshmallows, cherries, grapes, mandarin orange segments, pineapple chunks, strawberries, slices of other fresh fruit, small pieces of cake or small brownies 1/2 cup light cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups(12-oz. pkg.) Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Chips Directions: Place chocolate chips and light cream in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave […]

Maple Icing

Ingredients: 2 egg whites    1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup maple syrup    1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 cup sugar    1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: In top of double boiler, combine first five ingredients. Cook over boiling water, beating constantly with mixer, until mixture stands in peaks. Add vanilla. Continue beating until thick. Spread.

Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients: 1 cup cranberry-raspberry juice 1 cup sugar 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed 1 tablespoon lemon juice Directions: In a large saucepan, bring juice and sugar to a boil. Add cranberries; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the berries pop, stirring occasionally. Remove […]

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