What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? Front-Runner Favs: Underwood Chicken Pâté! Sometimes you need a snack or an appetizer in a pinch for hungry grandkids, neighbors relaxing on the back porch, or late night munchies. A quick solution can be found in the kitchen pantry with premium quality canned meats. Simply add cheese, veggies, and spice for a people-pleasing dip that hits the spot. Adding a side of pepper jelly is a nice compliment to the creamy dip.
UNDERWOOD CHICKEN PÂTÉ
8 ounces Neufchâtel cheese, softened
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, extra-sharp, finely shredded
2 tablespoons red onion, diced
1/3 cup celery, chopped
1/8 teaspoon celery seed
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
4.25 ounce can Underwood Chicken Spread
1 sprig of tarragon
Cilantro for garnish
In a medium mixing bowl, combine Neufchâtel cheese, cheddar cheese, red onion, chopped celery, celery seed, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes. Mix well. Fold in Chicken Spread and fresh tarragon leaves. Chill until ready to serve. Garnish with cilantro. Serve with toasted baguette slices or assorted crackers.