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Friday, May 10, 2013

Hot Spinach Queso Dip

So a few days ago I made a quick run to the grocery store.  I had a list of about five items, but more importantly I was taking back cans to get a bottle refund.

I know many states don't have this, but in Iowa, if you return your soda or alcohol cans and bottles, you get back the 5 cent refund you paid upfront on the tax.  So if you have a good hefty load to take back {like I did on this day}, you often get a nice chunk of change back as well to put towards your grocery bill.

So on this day I was carrying WAY too many cans.  You know, like when you have about eight grocery bags and try and carry them all in one trip from the car, instead of two loads?  Well, this was my day, but just with cans.

I was struggling to the door, praying I wouldn't drop a box and send them clattering to the cement, when thankfully I saw a man coming out of the door.  Thank god, I thought, he'll open the door for me, as God knows I don't have a hand free to do it.

He sees me.  I look up and smile with a pleading smile - please hold that door!  He walks through the door, then sees my full hands and turns back to the door - yes, he is going to open it for me!

But wait.  He turns and then looks back at the door, studies it and starts walking toward me instead.  Hmmpfh.

He then says, "Oh, it's a push door, not a pull one, I think you can get it."  And walks away.

I stood there with my jaw hitting the pavement.  I wanted to take all those cans and start beating him.  Thanks buddy, I'll just stand here and struggle.

Where has politeness gone?

And I live in small town U.S.A., not the city, this isn't supposed to happen.

So what does this story have to do with this dip?  Nothing.  I just wanted to tell you a story.  This dip however, is fabulous, much unlike that man {if you want to call him that}.

This hot dip can be the new replacement for all those other hots dips you take to potlucks, gatherings and parties.  

Here we go....

Hot Spinach Queso Dip
8 oz. frozen spinach
8 oz. cream cheese
8 oz. Velveeta
1 can Rotel diced tomatoes and chiles
1 T. garlic powder
dash of hot sauce {optional}

Place all ingredients in a slow cooker and allow to melt.  Serve warm, keep on low and serve with tortilla chips or crusty bread.

And please don't give me grief for using processed cheese.  We rarely eat it at our house and the only time I use it is in cheesy dips.  What can I say.....Velveeta just melts well.

I did see a recipe on Pinterest for homemade Velveeta cheese.  Maybe I should try that?

Are you a fan of hot cheesy dips?

P.S.  I did get that door open, it just wasn't pretty.

Would you like to comment?

  1. jenn@slim-shoppinMay 10, 2013 at 12:52 PM

    I love that kind of dip!!! And what the hell with that person not holding the door for you!?

  2. Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)May 10, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    I am totally a fan of hot cheesy dips!!! I wish we had Rotel in Canada!

  3. Happy Mothers Day Ally! Hope you have a great day and the sun is shining where you are! You are a great Momma! (and you know I love all things cheese, including that dip!)

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