Saturday, February 2, 2013

Ole for Jose's Party Cheese Dip

It's Super Bowl Weekend and you know I'm gonna be sharing some of our favorites from local restaurants right here in the Ozarks! These recipes are hard to get your hands on, but I will tell you my secret...
The one and only... Party Cheese Dip from JOSE’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT in Fayetteville, AR.
2 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp. butter
¼ c. diced onion
2 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp. garlic, chopped
¼ c. flour
3¼ c. heavy cream
3¼ c. milk
2½ lbs. white cheese, grated
¼ c. jalapeno peppers, chopped
1 tsp. white pepper
1 tsp. cumin
½ tsp. cayenne pepper
½ tsp. hot chili powder
Saute onions and garlic in butter until soft. Add flour and cook for one minute. Add milk and cream. Bring to a boil. Turn the heat down to low and add cheese slowly, stirring constantly until cheese is melted. Turn the heat off and add jalapeno peppers and remaining spices. Serve with fresh hot tortilla chips.
            Perfect for Super Bowl Weekend... from Boston Mountain Grille in Fayetteville, AR:

Razorback Layered Dip
6 oz. cream cheese
12 oz. black beans
12 oz. Rotel
6 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Press cream cheese firmly into the bottom of an oven safe dish. Mix the Rotel and black beans together with even parts and drain all juices. Spread evenly over the layer of cream cheese. Cover the Rotel and beans with shredded cheddar cheese. bake dish for 30 minutes or when all cheese is melted. Serve with tortilla chips.
Shared by Doug Mantan, owner

                      Super Bowl staple... Fresh Salsa from Jose's Steakhouse Batesville, AR:

1 gal. diced tomatoes with juice
½ c. lime juice
6 sprigs fresh cilantro
... 1 bell pepper
1½ c. red onions, chopped
½ c. green onions, chopped
1 Tbsp. garlic
2 Tbsp. cumin
1 can green chili peppers
½ c. jalapeno
1 Tbsp. garlic pepper seasoning
1 Tbsp. salt

Blend everything together, add cilantro last. Be careful not to add too much.
Shared by David Sours, chef

Spinach Artichoke Dip from FOREST HILL RESTAURANT in Eureka Springs, AR.

9 oz. cooked, chopped spinach
9 oz. chopped artichoke hearts
½ lb. cream cheese
½ c. minced red onion
½ c. diced black olives
¼ c. diced pimento
¼ c. chopped parsley
4 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
1 Tbsp. salt 1 Tbsp. pepper
1 Tbsp. garlic powder

Combine spinach and artichoke hearts. Blend with red onion, black olives, pimento, parsley and Parmesan cheese. Add salt, pepper and garlic powder to make a wonderful dip for any occasion. Serves 8.



  1. YUMMYLICIOUS!!!! Thanks for sharing these.
    Bet it is very popular at your house!
    Have a good time.

  2. OH! These every one look simply delicious! I love your 'Print recipes' which is exactly what
    I am gonna do! Thanks!

  3. Hope y'all tried one of these over the weekend and that your favorite team won the Super Bowl! I watched, didn't have a favorite but enjoyed the game anyway! We are slowly making progress cleaning out Mom and Dad's house. Will most likely put it on the market the end of the month. You can't imagine how much stuff that you think you "have to have" that in reality is junk! I'm guilty too so I am changing my ways right now. This weekend we donated two old sewing machines to Goodwill that haven't worked in years. They set in a back bedroom, doing nothing but take up space! Does this sound familiar? Hope you guys are staying one step ahead of this flu... miss blogging but honestly don't have a spare minute these days!


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