365 and a recipe

February 13 – Got in the van and looked at the odometer. Just made me smile.

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February 14 – Made my favorite dip for dinner with friends this evening. I can't take the credit for it though. My sweet friend Mandi gave me the recipe. Warning it's quite addictive. I can't eat just one bite. I'll need to walk 10 miles to get rid of all the weight I'll gain tonight.

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And here's the recipe – Hot Bacon and Cheese Dip (Mandi's version).

16 oz cream cheese

1 1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 c cheddar cheese

1 c. pepper jack or colby jack

diced jalapenos

onion powder

garlic salt

tony's creole seasoning

bacon bits

1 c ritz crackers

Soften cream cheese. With electric mixer beat until cream cheese is smooth and gradually add mayo. Add jalapenos (at your discretion) and about 1 tbsp of jalapeno juice. Add onion powder and garlic salt to taste. Add a couple of dashes of Tony's seasoning also. Add cheddar and jack cheese to mixture. Pour into greased baking dish an dotp with bacon bits and ritz crackers. Bake 30-45 minutes.