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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

Garlic Cheese Spread

Garlic is listed first for a reason. Store in the refrigerator, serve at room temperature.


1 /2 pound sharp cheddar cheese, grated

1 /2 pound cream cheese, softened

1 /4 tsp salt

1 1 /2 tsp finely minced garlic

1 1 /2 tsp hot sauce

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

2 tsp mayonnaise

1 /4 tsp dry mustard

1 1 /2 tsp paprika


In a food processor or mixing bowl with a paddle attachment, blend all ingredients together.

Wrap and refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving.

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