The holidays are here at last! With this time of year comes parties and a slew of get-togethers with family and friends. Obviously, whether you’re entertaining or attending one of the aforementioned shindigs, you’ll most likely be thinking about food. More precisely, what to bring or serve, right? Well, read on for holiday entertaining inspiration.
Before the turkey, ham and bevvy of side dishes, any holiday party worth its salt needs great starters. You need to keep everyone happy before the main dishes come out, so you’ll need some appetizers that are tasty and satisfying. Sure, you could go with the staples of dips, deviled eggs and other classics, but with the addition of Stubb’s sauces, marinades and rubs you can turn those classic hors d’oeuvres into new-fashioned nibbles. Additionally, Stubb’s products contain quality ingredients and they’re free of gluten and high-fructose corn syrup.
A cheese dip is perfect for feeding a crowd — it’s easy to whip up and who doesn’t love gooey, melty cheese? This cheese dip recipe below is a take on classic chili con queso with beef, but this one has a Stubb’s twist. I used the Stubb’s Chili Fixins Cooking Sauce pack to kick up this queso. Sauteing the spice pack with the onions and garlic brings out their flavors even more, and the sauce pack swirled in at the end adds a kick of chili flavor. It’s easy to whip up and can even be made ahead of time and then reheated on the stove top or in the microwave.
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