Wednesday, October 1, 2014

~ Blue Cheese-Ricotta Dip ~


This is a fun, easy and tasty appetizer to serve this time of year. Add the wine and you're set!  ;-)


~ Blue Cheese-Ricotta Dip ~



1 15-ounce container ricotta cheese  
8 ounces blue cheese,  crumbled (2 cups) 
2 T. apple cider (can use milk)
Freshly ground black pepper 
Snipped fresh chives or your favorite herb 

Green and/or red apple slices 
Breadsticks, crackers, pita chips ~ your choice!  

Allow ricotta and blue cheese to stand at room temperature for 1 hour. In a medium bowl stir together the cheeses, mashing with a fork until well combined. Stir in the apple cider. Add pepper to taste. Spoon into a serving bowl. Sprinkle with chives or garnish as desired.  You can form the mixture into the desired shape that you prefer. It's fun to try for a pumpkin this time of year!  I use a cake pan that I bought when I was working at Williams-Sonoma for awhile. You can also clean out a small pumpkin or gourd and use it as the serving dish...lots of choices!


I've shared this in the past but figured it was ok as a Fall rerun.  


I'm joining ~




8 comments:

  1. Just the presentation itself, is delightful!

    Happy October,
    Tessa~
    "Here there be musing" blog

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  2. Lovely way to present this Pat. You a re so right, adding some wine would be perfect. xo

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  3. That sounds good to me, Pat. Love the serving it in a pumpkin idea. xo Diana

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  4. this looks SO good. I doesn't help that I'm hungry right now. hahaha love your presentation too!

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  5. Hi Pat,
    I just love your presentation for the delicious Dip. I hope you didn't get any wind damage from the storm. We only had a few small limbs in the yard, we were very lucky. Hope you are enjoying this lovely cool weather. Hope you are having a fantastic weekend and thanks so much for sharing this awesome post with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  6. I love blue cheese! Even as a child, it was always my favorite dressing. :) This recipe sounds so good! I didn't know you used to work at Williams Sonoma. Bet you were tempted to buy all kinds of goodies there!

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  7. Looks yummy! Love the presentation...very clever.

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