“Cooking is like love, it should be entered with abandon or not at all.” ~ Julia Child

This is definitely not a recipe that I could be enjoying due to my healthy eating diet I’m on at the moment but if I could eat something that was not so great for me – this would be it!

It’s my most favorite party dip!

I have probably been making this for 15+ years.

It’s one of the very first things that I ever mastered. One reason I remember that is because my Mammaw – the cook of all cooks – loved it! I remember taking this the first time I ever contributed to a family Holiday gathering. She asked for it again the next year.

That made an impression on me.

Gosh, I miss her.

She would totally be surprised to know how much I love to cook now.

So – if you need a great appetizer to take to the Super Bowl later this month – here you go!

Kickin’ Baked Artichoke Dip

2 (21 oz.) jars marinated artichoke hearts
1 (4 oz.) can diced green chilies, drained
2 tsp. chopped jalapeno (or, to taste)
3 green onions, chopped
3/4 c. mayonnaise
1 c. grated Parmesan cheese
1 c. grated Monterey Jack cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Drain artichokes and roughly chop, combine with remaining ingredients.
Place in small baking dish and cook for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly around the edges and slightly browned.
Serve with Triscuit Thin Crisps (my fav) or your favorite crunchy cracker.

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-abp

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2 thoughts on ““Cooking is like love, it should be entered with abandon or not at all.” ~ Julia Child

  1. kalamitykelli says:

    Hi Amy! I love your recipe – the photo didn’t show up so I cam over to get it and put it in myself. I can do it but the title to it will be cut off – it’s almost too big to be uploaded. Photos need to be about 500 x500. If you could resize them before you upload then the entire photo will show up! Thanks!

    • pooreamy says:

      Hi! You know I thought about the titles after I uploaded. I don’t have many pics saved without them but from here on out I’ll save and send in the pictures without the writing and make sure to send in a smaller format. Thanks so much!! I love YumGoggle!!! :))

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