Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Dill Seasoning. 10,000 Steps

Easy Ship Island Shrimp Dip
"A creamy and delicious dip that is very easy to make and is always a hit! It is even better the second day, if it lasts that long!   Serve with potato chips, crackers or fresh vegetables for dipping."
Ingredients for 12 servings:
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese      (or low/no fat* )
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream        (or low/no fat*)
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can shrimp, rinsed and drained
Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and sour cream and blend with an electric mixer on medium speed until blended.
  2. Add lemon juice and dressing mix; mix well. Add in shrimp and mix.
  3. Chill dip overnight and serve.
The only thing I did different was to add a couple of shakes of  "It's a Dilly" seasoning, which is lemon and dill. “

Nutritional Information:
Amount Per Serving  Calories: 122 | Total Fat: 10.7g*  (*would be less) | Cholesterol: 47mg* (*would be less)
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McCormick discontinued their “It’s a Dilly”, so here is how to make your own":
Dilly Seasoning Mix
“Dill is the dominant flavor in this delicious and versatile seasoning mix. It can be used as a salad dressing, a vegetable dip, in pasta salads, or sprinkled on chicken or seafood.
1/2 cup dried dill weed (not seeds)
1/2 cup dried minced onion (not powder)
1/3 cup dried parsley
1/4 cup dried basil
1/4 cup dried tarragon
2 tablespoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon dried lemon peel
Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and blend until
they are evenly distributed. Store in an airtight container.”
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I can’t imagine avocados, eggs or potato salad without Dill Seasoning.
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10,000 Steps a Day?  That is the suggested number of steps to take each day.
How can I do that?   Here is how:
http://www.realage.com/videos/?bclid=5030526001&bctid=16653839001
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The swelling on my hand and wrist has receded to just a slightly swollen hand.   I still can’t use it very well, but the antibiotics have it on the mend.

I usually use Live Writer which really helped today.  The cable for the TV and internet is out, so I am going to have to plug in a phone line, or wait until the cable comes back on.
Sometimes, if I have a lot of pictures to post, I prefer the way New Blogger positions them, so I do that later.  I can get them all loaded in blogger’s picture tray and then put them where I want them, with an edit.

Jay and I worked on the fence this morning.  When the subdivision took down their fence, and left mine alone, they left a gap between mine and the fence next door.   Anyone walking down to the store, (they mostly go there to get beer!), could take a short cut across my yard.  I didn't want that, so we reset one more post. 
It is lovely T-shirt weather, so it is great to be working outdoors.

Jay primed the boards and the post, with a painting pad, the quickest way, and they will be ready to paint later today.

3 comments:

Jackson Placer said...

The original It's A Dilly is back through Engage Organics at
http://www.engageorganics.com/product/its-a-dilly/

They used to be parsley patch before McCormick purchased them, so it's the original! I was so happy to find it again!

Jackson Placer said...

It's a dilly is back from Engage Organics at
http://www.engageorganics.com/product/its-a-dilly/

They used to be Parsley Patch before McCormick bought them. So happy to find this again.

LakeConroePenny,TX said...

Thanks for that info Jackson Placer.
I'll order some from them.

I just love it on eggs and avocados.