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WCC #35: Snake Eyes


This month, Weekend Cookbook Challenge is all about appetizers. MMMmmmmm…snacks. This one is interesting. I was intrigued. It’s an olive, in a cheesy dough ball. The recipe is in a little book of appetizers and cocktails called, “Shag Party.” It also has lots of illustrations by Shag. Duh.

Oh and I promise I’ll post more next week. Really. I’m even going to try for one more post on Friday!

Snake Eyes
From the Book Shag Party by Adam Rocke
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup butter, softened (1 stick)
1 cup AP flour
1 dash Worcestershire sauce
1 (5 oz) jar of pimiento-stuffed olives


Mix cheese and butter in a mall bowl until blended. Mix in flour and W. sauce to make a dough. It’ll eventually come together. At least mine did. The liquid in the olives later will actually help a lot.


Roll dough on a board and pull off pieces to form around your olives.


I found the best way to do this was to put a piece of dough in my palm, put an olive on the dough and make a fist to press the dough around the olive.


Bake olives on parchment-pappered or aluminum-foiled baking sheet at 400 degrees for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.


Let cool briefly before serving!


Thanks again to Sara for hosting this month!


Oh, here’s something else, would it kill Portland to sand or salt the icy roads? That’s why the whole city shuts down with snow, because no one can go anywhere because of the roads. Portland is all, “hey, man, it’ll melt.” And sure, 98% of the time, it will melt the next day, but for the rare times it doesn’t? MAKE THE ICE GO AWAY, YOU BASTARDS!! AGGHHH!!!

Okay. That’s all…

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