6 Potluck Recipes You Haven't Tried Before (But Need To)
The trick to nonboring party food? Dips, sides, appetizers and desserts that are slightly familiar yet have a significant "wow" factor, too.
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Reason No. 692 to Love Bacon
Bacon and guacamole are two foods that people tend to get really excited about—so, when you place this brilliant dip, which combines both, on the buffet table, be ready for a stampede. The recipe, which appears in Classic Recipes for Modern People
, by Max and Eli Sussman, also features roasted jalapeños, onions, garlic and tomatillos, which give the spread an extra rich and smoky flavor.
Get the recipe: Bacon-Guacamole Salsa Verde Dip