Archive for category Dips

The Hot Cheesy Dip and Linguistically Ambiguous Foods

Introducing the next Cook the Story series:



Time for a Linguistics lesson! (Don’t worry. I’ll make it brief.)

Linguists get a bit excited when they’re around ambiguity. If you’ve ever taken a course in Linguistics, raise your hand if you’ve heard too much about the word “unlockable” or if you’ve drawn two sentence structure diagrams for “The boy saw the girl with the binoculars.”

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Butternut Squash, Roasted Apple and Goats’ Cheese Dip

This is the dip that I rebelliously served to my girlfriends at our most recent girls’ night in. It’s crazy-simple and crazy-good with a hummussy smoothness and a sweet tanginess. Serve it in a bowl along side some fresh slices of baguette or spread some on toasted slices rubbed lightly with the cut side of a garlic clove.

Preheat oven to 375 F and take 4 oz of plain goats’ cheese out of the fridge to soften.

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