Game Day Provisions 101: Classic Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Game Day Tailgating: Classic Hot Spinach-Artichoke Dip By Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstick TV Cooking Personality Editor-In-Chief Southern Tailgating Cooking & entertaining Brand Southern Tailgating Expert Pastry Chef Author Writer Birmingham Alabama Game Day Entertaining

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Game day holy ground. Classic Spinach-Artichoke Dip has long been a fanatic favorite on football Saturday’s with the power to rock a boogie beat in an instant with just one bite. Pepper-Jack cheese turns up the heat without becoming overwhelming while Parmesan & a bit of twang from the artichokes & lemon make this warm-from-the-oven dip the real deal. If you’re in need of a winning starter to complete the lineup of homemade specialties at your tailgating social, you best be certain this icon is on the roster. Everyone will sure thank you for it.

Game Day Tailgating. Classic Spinach-Artichoke Dip By rebecca gordon buttermilk lipstick tv cooking personality editor-in-chief tailgating cooking & southern lifestyle entertaining brand birmingham alabama sports entertaining pastry chef author writer

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makes 10 servings

The Basic Fundamentals

Prepare up to a day ahead & refrigerate. Bake as directed for an extra 10 minutes or until the center is hot & the edges are bubbly.

1 cup light sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
4 scallions, sliced
3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, pressed
1 1/4 cups shredded Pepper Jack cheese, divided
1 {9-oz} package frozen chopped spinach, thawed & well drained
1 {14-oz} can medium artichoke hearts, drained & chopped
Freshly ground pepper & chopped fresh cilantro 
Corn chips

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Stir together the first 6 ingredients plus 1 cup of the Pepper Jack cheese. Fold in the spinach & the artichokes. Spoon into a lightly greased 1-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup pepper jack cheese. Bake 30 minutes on a half sheet pan or until the center is hot & the edges are bubbly. Top with freshly ground black pepper & cilantro. Serve with corn chips.

The Extra Point 

The dip is delicious topped over crisp crostini toasts or crackers. Prepare a beautiful platter of fresh crudité for another winning idea. 

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How To Make A Game Winning Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Football fanatics adore this traditional warm dip favorite.
Follow these tips to make your best spinach-artichoke spread option to date. 

The 411

The Spinach

Thaw the spinach in the refrigerator overnight & drain well.
Wrap in several layers of paper towels & ring out the excess water.

If the spinach looks stringy,
run your knife through it several times to chop a tad more.

The Artichokes

Smaller artichokes will be more tender.
Size down if you can’t find the medium ones.

The Scallions

The size of scallions can vary.
Reduce from 4 to 2 if they’re on the larger side.

The Parmesan

Use a microplane grater to shred the Parmesan cheese.
Pack it in the cup to ensure an accurate measurement.

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