Food & Drink

One Great . . . dill pickle dip

From Kathleen Purvis’ blog I’ll Bite, at

Stacey Little chronicles his family’s Southern-inspired cooking in Alabama on his blog, Now it’s been turned into a book, “The Southern Bite Cookbook” (Thomas Nelson, $24.99).

With the Kentucky Derby coming up on Saturday afternoon, I was looking around for ideas for easy party food. This simple recipe jumped out at me. It would fit perfectly on a buffet with things like pimento cheese spreads and all the other traditional Derby Day foods.