Etymology: Latin, take, imperative of recipere to take, receive --
Date: 1584 1 : a set of instructions for making something from various ingredients
2 : a formula or procedure for doing or attaining something (a recipe for success)
1 carton yogurt
1 8 oz pkg cream cheese
*1 T vinegar (for savory style)
1-2 T honey (More for sweet)
1 T chopped herbs
Cream cream cheese and blend with yogurt until smooth.. Add remaining ingredients, stir until well mixed. Serve with crackers, shortbread cookies, fruits, etc.
* vinegar is optional
Combinations we like
Key Lime yogurt & lemon thyme
Raspberry yogurt & Basil (red basil vinegar makes this exceptional!)
Strawberry banana yogurt & Chocolate mint
Peach yogurt and Orange Thyme
Lemon Yogurt and Texas Tarragon (have added a bit of Mountain Dew to this for some added punch!)
EASY Raspberry Basil Dressing
A dressing based on the above dip- made to use what you like best!
The results are fantastic, and this very pretty dressing is now a favorite enjoyed by many.
1 small carton creamy raspberry yogurt
3 Tbsp. Red wine vinegar
3 Tbsp. Chopped basil (Genovese or Italian; for extra spicy, try cinnamon or Thai)
(2-3 T milk or sour cream for a creamy dressing if desired)
Stir yogurt and vinegar until smooth, add basil. This will hold in the refrigerator for about 2 weeks tightly covered. Change this recipe at will by substituting other yogurt flavors, herbs or vinegars.