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Nate Cooks » 2009 » May » 07

Party Food: French Onion Dip from Scratch

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Picture this. You’re having some people over for some casual drinks. You don’t want your friends to pass out or embarrass themselves by dancing along to the theme song mix your boyfriend has put together for the express purpose of having people embarrass themselves by dancing.

A totally hypothetical scene, of course.

So you want to put out some food to avoid that unfortunate scenario. But you don’t want to actually put any real effort into this. So you run to the bodega and grab a bag of baby carrots and a tub of dip. OH BUT THEN you make the mistake of reading the ingredients list. And you realize that the “dip” you’re holding is actually whipped vegetable oil. You realize you might have just puked a little in your mouth as you literally throw the tub away from you and back slowly from the refrigerator case.

What to do now?

Fortunately, you don’t even need to rely on dried soup mix to make dip happen. Homemade French onion dip isn’t quite as easy as buying the tub, but then there’s no whipped oil either.
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