I don’t know how long onion dip has been around but I think it is a standard for any casual party, get together, or game night. You know the drill; buy the packet of dry onion soup, add sour cream and… VOILA!
Except as time went by we become more aware and concerned about chemical ingredients… additives… MSG.
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Dips, snacks, and appetizers are things that I make pretty often but rarely post. Not sure why – It just doesn’t seem like real food to me I guess.
The 1950s were probably the hey-day of appetizers. After the war people were more prosperous than ever and women didn’t work outside the home so they filled their days with plans for elegant dinner parties, evenings of bridge and card games, and cocktail parties. I can remember my parents playing cards every Saturday night with a group of their friends and my mom spending hours beforehand creating cheese and sausage appetizers, dips, and other snacks while my dad got the bar stocked and ready.
Pretty soon dips were conveniently available on the snack aisle of your local grocer but they were never as good as the homemade. Obviously I am glad to see that homemade dips are making a comeback to some extent. Continue reading