Today is National Pretzel Day plus April is National Soft Pretzel Month. You can find some great recipes here to make your own, or just enjoy a bag of ready-made pretzels with this herb and mustard dip:
Hodgepodge Herb Pretzel Dip: Combine 8 ounces of softened cream cheese with 1Tbs Hodgepodge Herb gourmet blend, 2tsp prepared brown mustard and 2-3tsp milk for the desired consistency. Refrigerate overnight.
1Tbs basil, chili powder, chives, marjoram, oregano,
parsley, rosemary, garlic & thyme
1 ½ tsp tarragon, dill weed, sage & savory
1 tsp ground allspice and ginger
Combine and grind, then stored in an airtight container.
Plus here are a couple other recipes that use the same gourmet blend:
Hodgepodge Herb Cheese Pinwheels: Combine 8 ounces softened cream cheese, 3Tbs roasted garlic and 1Tbs Hodgepodge Herb gourmet blend. Spread onto 4 tortillas then top with fresh spinach leaves, roll up, wrap in plastic and refrigerate at least 30 mins. or overnight. Cut into 1 inch slices.
Hodgepodge Herb Spread: Combine 8 ounces of softened cream cheese, 4oz grated cheddar cheese, 4oz crumbled blue cheese, 1Tbs milk and 1Tbs Hodgepodge Herb gourmet blend. Form into a ball and chill overnight.
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