Herbal Dips

With fresh herbs abundant now, time to eat those vegetables and have some easy dips to go with them and also with crackers.

Thyme  and Parsley Slices

*8 oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese

*I Tablespoon freshly chopped thyme

*I Tablespoon freshly chopped parsley

*1/2 Teaspoon finely minced garlic

Blend all ingredients thoroughly and roll into a 1″ diameter log in wax paper. Refrigerate overnight. Slice into 1/4″ wheels and serve on crackers. Put the slices on quickly as when it is warm they will melt into one big dip!

Herb Spread:
Great for dipping vegetables, bruschetta, crackers and spreading on sandwiches.

* 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
* 2 cloves garlic
* 3 green onions, chopped
* 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
* 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
* 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
* 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill weed
* 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
* 1/4 cup chopped black olives
* 2 tablespoons lemon juice

. Combine all the ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate in a mold for at least 2 hours or just serve on a plate.


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