Dip Recipes are easy appetizers for any party
Dips and spreads make the perfect appetizer for any get togethers you might have plans for the New Year’s eve. With so much going on, it is always a comfort to know your guests and yourself can reach for a good dip and spread recipe when they want to keep those hunger pangs at bay!
Both warm and cold dip and spread recipes are always easy to assemble so that they require next to no effort and work really well with parties and New Years Eve celebrations too. The best thing about dips and spread starters is that they can be light and won’t fill up your guests before the actual meal.
Here’s our selection of some warm dips to savor:
Cold dips are easier to prepare simply because they can be prepared/ cooked etc well before they are served and you don’t have to worry about timing. Onion dips are popular and wonderfully addictive, Chicken liver pate is a great rich taste, and garlic and chive dip will go with practically any accompanying foods and is extremely easy to make:
For a Garlic and Chive dip you will need:
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup roasted garlic
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh chives, plus more for garnish
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
Use a blender to smooth out the roasted garlic. Add sour cream, yogurt, and milk and process until smooth. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in chives. Season with salt and pepper. Top with more chives if desired.
Here’s our selection of 5 more cold dip recipes:
Dip and Spread Accompaniments
Some great things to go with dips and spread are crackers, chips, pita slices, pita chips etc but if your guests prefer something fresher, also offer sticks of veggies such as carrots, peppers, cucumbers, and celery for a more rounded taste and a different texture.
Place the dips next to the right accompaniments to guide your guests in their choices – for example pita slices go really well with hummus so place those near one another – if they decide to try hummus with cucumber sticks it is totally up to them, just keep it an easy to access area and let your guests have fun creating their own starters with various dip recipes!Back to all blogs