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Limburger Cheese and Onion Dip Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 8 oz. Limburger cheese, rind removed and chopped
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special equipment needed:
- Food processor or blender

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. In a food processor or blender, combine the Limburger cheese, onion, mayonnaise, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Pulse until smooth.
3. Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and bubbly.
4. Serve hot with crackers, bread, or vegetables.

- Time:
Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
5. Temperature:
- 350°F
Serving size:
- 6-8 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 240
- Fat: 23g
- Carbohydrates: 3g
- Protein: 7g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Limburger cheese can be substituted with any other strong-flavored cheese, such as blue cheese or feta.
- Onion can be substituted with shallots or scallions.
- Mayonnaise can be substituted with Greek yogurt or sour cream.
- Parmesan cheese can be substituted with Romano cheese.

- Add chopped bacon or ham for a meatier dip.
- Add chopped jalapenos or hot sauce for a spicy kick.
- Add chopped herbs, such as parsley or chives, for a fresh flavor.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to remove the rind from the Limburger cheese before chopping it.
- Use a food processor or blender to ensure a smooth and creamy texture.
- Serve the dip hot for the best flavor.

Storage instructions:
- Store any leftover dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Reheat the dip in the oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the dip in a small crock or bowl.
- Garnish with chopped herbs or a sprinkle of paprika.

- Chopped herbs, such as parsley or chives
- Paprika

- Crackers
- Bread
- Vegetables, such as carrots, celery, or bell peppers

Suggested side dishes:
- Grilled chicken or steak
- Roasted vegetables
- Salad

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the dip is too thick, add a splash of milk or cream to thin it out.
- If the dip is too thin, add more cheese or sour cream to thicken it up.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to refrigerate any leftover dip promptly to prevent bacterial growth.

Food history:
- Limburger cheese is a soft, pungent cheese that originated in Belgium in the 19th century.

Flavor profiles:
- The dip has a strong, pungent flavor from the Limburger cheese, balanced by the sweetness of the onion and the tanginess of the sour cream and Parmesan cheese.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the dip as an appetizer or snack.

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Taste: Tangy, Savory, Creamy, Pungent, Salty