Friday, March 30, 2012

Dill Pickle Dip

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This is what I love about bloggers.

One of my blogging buddies Rebecca made this delicious dill pickle dip a few months ago. Has it been that long Rebecca? I think it has. Anyway, Rebecca is a dill pickle addict. I'm a dill pickle addict. It's just one of the many reason we love each other.

We also love Amy, a fellow blogger. Amy's husband Paul is a dill pickle addict too. It's all one big happy pickle family, husbands included.

Amy made and blogged Rebecca's recipe a few weeks ago.

I made and photographed Rebecca's recipe.....ummm, like a month ago.

I didn't want to post the recipe at the same time as Amy, so I waited. I was patient. I was good, but this recipe can wait no more.

Dear lord, crunchy dill pickles in dip form!

Break out the pretzels and be prepared to indulge.

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It's crunchy and it's dilly and it's perfect. We killed off this bowl in a few days and that was pacing ourselves!

I can already imagine taking this to a party and having it be the first thing to go!

Dill Pickle Dip
recipe from Foodie with Family
1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1- 1 1/2 cups chopped dill pickles (I used my mini food processor - it was a snap!)
1/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion
2- 4 tablespoons pickle juice (use less for thicker dip or more for thinner dip)
1 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Use a wooden spoon to press into the cream cheese then stir until loosened up and smooth. Stir in all of the remaining ingredients until evenly distributed. Transfer to a serving dish and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

This dip is good for up to a week when stored tightly covered in the refrigerator. It may become thinner as the week draws to an end.
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