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Ham and Boursin Roll Ups

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Friday, August 1, 2014

Ham and Boursin Roll Ups

Ham and Boursin Roll Ups

Looking for elegant appetizers that are easy to prepare? Then you will want to keep this recipe handy when it comes time to impress your guests.

Simply combine a couple of cheeses, spread over sliced ham, roll up, and cut into bite-size pieces. Secure with toothpicks, and you’ll be on your way to sharing tasty tidbits that everyone will love.

Whether entertaining indoors or outdoors, arrange the Ham and Boursin Roll Ups on serveware like this from Oneida.

Placing appetizers on a bed of ice ensures it will stay fresh and chilled—making this serveware the ultimate in functionality. Now this is something to celebrate.

Cheers!

HAM AND BOURSIN ROLL UPS

1 (5.2-ounce) package Boursin cheese with Garlic and Fine Herbs
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
8 slices regular or reduced-fat deli ham

In a medium bowl, mix together Boursin cheese and cream cheese using a fork. Spread on ham slices. Roll up ham slices lengthwise; transfer to a plate. Cover, and refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours. Trim ends, if desired, and cut each slice into 1-inch pieces. Secure each piece with a toothpick. Makes 40 pieces

Thanks to Oneida for providing serveware

Creamy Herb Dip

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2

Creamy Herb Dip

Creamy Herb Dip

Looking for a summertime snack featuring garden-fresh herbs? Then this easy to make recipe is for you.

Simply combine a couple of newly picked herbs along with a few pantry staples and you will have a fresh-tasting treat perfect for dipping into. This recipe calls for chives and parsley, but you may substitute your choice of herbs for these, if desired.

Prepare dip at least two hours in advance and store, covered, in the fridge until ready to serve. Arrange chips and dip in pretty serware like this Anchor Hocking Presence Chip and Dip set and treat your guests to a crowd-pleasing snack highlighting the flavors of the season.

The dishwasher-safe bowl and deep serving platter serve a multitude of purposes when not in use as a set for chips and dip—making it a great value. Now this is a refreshing way to savor summer or any time of year. Enjoy!

CREAMY HERB DIP

1 (8-ounce) carton regular or light sour cream
3/4 cup regular or light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 teaspoon dried minced onion
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
Dash salt and pepper
Assorted vegetables, crackers, or chips
For dip, in a medium bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, parsley, chives, minced onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Cover, and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Serve with assorted vegetables, crackers, or chips. Makes 15 servings.

Thanks to Anchor Hocking for providing serveware

Bacon Ranch Deviled Eggs

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Friday, April 18, 2014

Bacon Ranch Deviled Eggs

Bacon Ranch Deviled Eggs

If you are planning on coloring eggs for Easter, why not cook a few extra and make deviled eggs. Quick and easy to prepare, deviled eggs are a delightful addition to any springtime menu.

While there are many ways to prepare them, this recipe makes good use of Ranch salad dressing. By combining the dressing with the yolk mixture, it’s easy to add zesty flavor to these classic snacks.

The recipe may easily be doubled for a crowd, and the deviled eggs may be prepared up to 12 hours in advance. For the ultimate in ease, place halves of eggs in a pretty dish likes this Anchor Hocking Deviled Egg Tray and either spoon or pipe egg yolk mixture into halves. Loosely cover and store in the fridge until ready to serve. Sprinkle with extra bacon bits and garnish with sliced fresh chives just before serving.

Whether they are for an Easter celebration or any occasion, this recipe makes it easy to add a tasty twist to a time-honored favorite. From my family to yours, Happy Easter.

(For a fun Easter treat both children and adults will enjoy, try the recipe for Spring Nests.)

BACON RANCH DEVILED EGGS

6 hard-cooked eggs, peeled
2 1/2 tablespoons regular or light mayonnaise
2 1/2 tablespoons regular or light Ranch salad dressing
2 tablespoons real bacon bits, plus more for garnish
Salt and pepper to taste
Sliced fresh chives (optional)
Slice eggs in half lengthwise. Remove egg yolks from whites. Place yolks in a medium bowl. Mash with a fork. Add mayonnaise, dressing, 2 tablespoons bacon bits, salt, and pepper. Mix well; spoon or pipe mixture into halves of eggs. Sprinkle with bacon bits and garnish with chives, if desired. Makes 12 deviled eggs.

Thanks to Anchor Hocking for providing serveware

Bacon Cheddar Dip

As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Newstalk The Harried Housewife National Potato Chip Day

WKTV NEWSChannel 2 Harried Housewife Bacon Cheddar Dip

Bacon Cheddar Dip

Bacon Cheddar Dip

Kick off a Super Bowl celebration with mouthwatering football fare that is worth dipping into. Just in time for the big game, the yummy taste of bacon and cheddar cheese is a winning combination.

This recipe is ideal for time-crunched hosts who would like to prepare as many recipes in advance so they can enjoy the game too. Simply prepare two days in advance and store, covered, in the fridge. Transfer dip and chips to a handy Chip N Dip set such as this one from Anchor Hocking for the ultimate in convenience and durability.

Having a plan on game day is the best way to ensure a fun and exciting party that everyone will remember. Now this is a delicious way to savor Super Bowl Sunday.

BACON CHEDDAR DIP

1 (8-ounce) carton regular or light sour cream
1/2 cup regular or light mayonnaise
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup real bacon bits
1 1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
1 teaspoon dried parsley, crushed
Assorted chips
For dip, in a medium bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, bacon bits, minced onion, and parsley. Cover, and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Serve with assorted chips. Makes 15 servings.

Thanks to Anchor Hocking for providing serveware