When it’s hot and humid, you know what’s good? This Creamy Crab Rangoon Dip! Thank goodness, though, that our hotter than Hades last week cooled down a bit to a more normal just too darned hot! This week is forecasted for the low 80’s so I’ll take that although not too long ago, I would not imagine I’d be grateful for weather in the ’80s. I hope you have gotten some relief, too, wherever you are!
I was just watching TV and saw a cute commercial for Duracell batteries. They were asking if you’d rather have a battery with extra life or extra power and ended up by saying, “Because both is better than not both.” And I thought that just describes my Wonton Chips Baked or Fried served with my Creamy Crab Rangoon Dip.
I’m not sure when it all started. Maybe when I ran down to Minneapolis (in rush hour, no less) and picked up some gorgeous Feta at Bill’s Imported Foods (I love to give a shout-out to a local business) so I could make Bulgarian Clay Pots (not the pottery, the recipe) and ever since then, I can’t stop eating Feta or recipes with Feta in them! And so maybe it isn’t such a surprise that I’d make Honey Roasted Feta.
I had a thought the other day. About Knorr’s Spinach Dip. I don’t know why I got it in my head that I had to make that old fashioned, spinach dip. The one we used to make with a Knorr’s Vegetable Soup packet (now it’s called Knorr’s Vegetable Recipe Mix) and serve in bread bowls. And way back the 80’s I remember it was all the rage. I also remember Knorr’s Spinach Dip as being perfect on a hot summer day, all cool and creamy and delish and served at just about any summer party. Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Fourth of July, even Labor Day.
I saw a comment once on another site from someone that said she was tired of food bloggers squealing about their recipes. I’m guilty, I know. Coz when I make something really good, especially if it’s really really good, I can’t contain my excitement. And if it has bacon? Well that’s worth a squeal or two, right? And these Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites are def squealable. If that’s not a word. It is now, lol!