Wednesday, June 15, 2011

herbed cream cheese

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One of my favorite treats is any kinds of herbed cheese spread and I've discovered that it is almost easier to make your own.


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There is nothing better than using fresh herbs in any kind of cooking- they are so simple and delicious! I picked some of my favorites- basil, sage, oregano and a little bit of chives and I diced them up


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I added the herbs to cream cheese- but you could use any kind of soft cheese.


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I mixed up the cheese and herbs.
The herbed cheese could be used on all kinds of things- crackers, sandwiches, bagels, in recipes but my favorite is to use it with vegis.


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I like to cut up a cucumber


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and add a dollop of herbed cheese to the top of each slice.


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Last I add a tiny basil leaf to the top of the cheese.


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Oh how pretty!


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And this my friends is one of my favorite things to snack on throughout the day!


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30 comments:

nadege said...

miam !!!!

SreeBindu said...

That looks Yumm!!

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These all are looks very best and I like to prepare it on birthday party. Your posts are very much valuable for me and best way to get idea in short time, superb post.

Serena said...

YUM! Great pics too!

Theresa said...

Yummy and Refreshing! Think I'll join you:)

Leigh said...

Looks delish!

HollyM said...

Great idea! I'm thinking it would be good in a thickened yogurt too if there was no cream cheese in the house.

Jennifer said...

I love using fresh herbs! These look delish!

Joanne said...

Yummy...love making my own cream cheeses! Hope you (and baby) are well!

Kittyj said...

LOVE it - I want to send you black sesame seeds for sprinkles!!!

heather noye said...

looks good and easy!!! and i just joined a CSA this summer. so far i've only gotten squash and zucchini but i should get some herbs in my next delivery.

Helmi said...

Yummmmmmmmmmm

Contessa Kris said...

Oh my goodness, it's almost 2 in the morning and you're making hungry. Now I want to go dig out the cream cheese in the back of the fridge, find my scissors and walk 200 feet to the back of the backyard and somehow identify the basil in the pitchblack of the garden and bring it in and mix it into the cream cheese. Oh, and I'd need to grab some thyme from the pot on the front porch. Should I go out in my pjs? No one's up, right? Yum yum yum.

Barb said...

um . . . YUM!

Hot Mess Housewife said...

I don't which posts of yours I like better, the art ones or the food ones. Wow!

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I am very eager to know about an actual recipe from the very famous and different restaurant for an easy family dinner. These all are such a yummy dishes.

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herb cheese spread is makes very different test. It looks very yummy delicious dish. Your shared dish is best for gaining weight.

Meg's Everyday Indulgence said...

Oh my goodness, these sound amazing! I love your photos too!

AJ, Amy, and Rylee Gale said...

I love all your photos!! You are a wonderful photographer. And these look so delish too!! Perfect for a tea party!

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Tiffany {A Clove of Garlic} said...

I just found you via a pinterest pin, and I LOVE YOUR BLOG! Going to follow your right now and getting ready to make these cucumbers as we speak. Yum yum!

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Great post! Thanks a lot.

Ashley said...

This looks absolutely delicious. Thanks for the idea!!

SaltyGirl said...

Looks so refreshing. Thanks

Lillian (My Recipe Journey) said...

I will be giving these a try! Thanks for posting!

Anonymous said...

How much of each herb do you use?

Kailie@TheBreitSide said...

Oh my heavens! Can you say divine!? I have just started a grain free/sugar free diet and snacks are probably the hardest thing for me. I live off of apples but need to mix it up (and cut back on the sugar content in the apples) so this is perfect! And just one more reason to start some indoor herbs :) Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Can you tell me the amounts you used of everything ??

Melissa Gallagher said...

Can this be mixed (cheese and herbs) the night before? Or should I just do it the morning of a party? I'm trying to prep prior to as much as I can since the party is at noon. Thanks!

Sharon Nyatanga said...

Loving this idea. Thank you so much. Planning a tea party soon and this is an amazing idea especially when going organic.

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