Block Island Smoked Bluefish Dip
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup block-style cream cheese, softened (4 ounces, half of an 8-ounce block)
  • 2 Tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 4 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pound smoked bluefish or smoked whitefish, flaked with a fork
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh chives for garnish, or fresh dill sprigs
  • Rye crackers, assorted fresh vegetables, and/or toasted baguette slices for serving
Instructions
  1. Beat together the first ten ingredients (sour cream through hot pepper sauce) until well-blended, Fold in all but about a half-cup of the fish into dip.
  2. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish the top with reserved fish pieces, and chives or dill sprigs, Serve with rye crackers, vegetables, or toasted baguette slices.
Recipe by The Culinary Cellar at http://theculinarycellar.com/a-bounty-of-books-from-new-england/