Smoked Cream Dip & Salsify Recipe


Everybody loves dip recipes, right? I think this salsify recipe is a keeper. This dipping sauce recipe is smoky, a bit sour and creamy, and super tasty. A perfect dip for an afternoon snack idea or starter for your family meal.

Salsify is the starting point for this recipe. Yes, salsify. It's a root that tastes a bit like oysters. It'll be great in a dip with some smoked sour cream all slathered on a bit of fluffy flatbread.

A dip and bread is a classic appetizer, right? This bread course will be great with sparkling wine. Oysters and sparkling wine are a classic combo. We'll see if this oyster flavored vegetable works with these bright wines too.

2 cups diced salsify
1 cup diced red bell pepper
2 clove garlic
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tsp chopped chives
2 cups mayonnaise
2 cups sour cream
Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Drain cans of salsify.
  2. Chop vegetables into chunky bits.
  3. Freeze the sour cream until you can cut it for about 20-30 minutes.
  4. Cut cream into small chunks.
  5. Set...
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This traditional German Christmas Stollen bread is a festive addition to your holiday celebration! The rich, buttery sweet bread is studded with a variety of dried fruits like cranberries, cherries and raisins, nuts, subtle notes of citrus, and plenty of warm spices. Finish it off with a blizzard of powdered sugar, grab a warm cup of coffee, and settle in for the ultimate cozy treat!

For the Fruit:
1 c raisins
1/3 c golden raisins
1/3 c sweetened dried cranberries
1/3 c dried cherries
3 T dark rum or orange juice
For the Sponge:
2 packets active dry yeast
1/4 c warm water
2/3 c whole milk
1 t honey
1 c all purpose flour
For the Dough:
1/3 c honey
1 egg
1/2 c salted butter
1 T lemon zest
1 t salt
1/2 t ground nutmeg
1/2 c chopped nuts
3-4 c all purpose flour
vegetable oil ( for coating the bowl )
For the Filling:
2 T salted butter
2 t ground cinnamon
3 T granulated sugar
For the Topping:
1/2 c confectioners sugar
2 loaves