By Holly V. Gray

Tag: dips

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Every vegan home cook needs a solid cheesy sauce that they can use for everything from nachos to burgers to pasta or even as a stand-alone dip. This is that sauce. We enjoyed it most recently over a Mexican Lasagna (recipe coming soon). Best part is […]

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Confession: I’ve fallen into a bit of a junk food snacking rut over the last few weeks. Is it my imagination or are the snack food aisles at the supermarket really so much better this time of year? I may have gotten a little carried […]

Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

Here’s a recipe that will make you want to ditch the pre-made onion dips for good! We’ll begin by lightly caramelizing thin slices of a sweet yellow onion. Then after stirring in sour cream, mayonnaise, cream cheese, and spices, we give the flavors a little […]

Easy Beer and Cheddar Dip

Easy Beer and Cheddar Dip

This dip is amazing with pretzels!  Don’t think about the calories, just eat it!  But wait a day or so, if you can.  While the dip is good right away, it’s even better the next day so it’s a great make-ahead appetizer or snack. The […]

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today we’re all about snack time!  This warm bean dip is the perfect addition to your Game Day (or any day) snack menu!  So grab a bag of chips and dig in! Another favorite dip option is my Caramelized Onion […]

Vegan 1000 Island Dressing

Vegan 1000 Island Dressing

Once you start making your own dressings at home, you won’t ever want to go back to that sugary sweet stuff in a bottle! This vegan version of the classic 1000 Island dressing is so super easy to throw together and absolutely perfect for Reuben […]

Easy Bleu Cheese Dressing

Easy Bleu Cheese Dressing

Last night’s dinner was served with a salad of mixed greens, pepper jack cheese, red grapes, and Bleu cheese dressing.  The salad may sound like an odd combination but it was delicious and really paired well with our steak seasoned couscous wraps. 1/8c milk 1c […]

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Vegan Ranch Dressing

I’m cooking vegan at home now and needed ranch dressing for tonight’s dinner of Gardein chicken wraps.  So, one quick search online and I found the perfect dairy-free ranch dressing: 1/2c vegan mayonnaise (Vegenaise is great!) 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. onion powder 1/8 […]

Hot Bean Dip

Hot Bean Dip

My husband used to say he wasn’t a fan of bean dips.  That is, until he tried this one: 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/2c plain Greek yogurt 1 (16oz.) can refried beans 3 TBSP taco seasoning 3 good shakes of cayenne pepper sauce 1 […]

Pimento Cheese Dip

Pimento Cheese Dip

Pimento cheese will forever remind me of hot summer days spent swimming at my grandparents’ house as a kid.  I remember pimento cheese sandwiches were pretty standard lunch fare served alongside a nice cold can of Tab (do they even still make that anymore?).  It was […]


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