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Warmed Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This is like one of MY favorite recipes to make when I'm entertaining ... and yes, we do entertain often, but when I am going to have a good size group of people, I always make this ...

It's not difficult to make, but there are certain steps that you really have to make sure you do, such as, SQUEEZE THE SPINACH DRY WITH  YOUR HANDS.  There is so much liquid and I really think that's the #1 secret to why mine has such a good taste and texture ...

kind of a funky looking picture but I was trying to demonstrate how  much liquid comes out when you squeeze with your hands

Here's what you need ...

1 jar marinated artichokes, drained
1 pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
1/2 tsp minced garlic
1/3 cup Romano cheese
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1 cup mozzarella
1/3 cup half and half (or milk, cream)
1/2 cup sour cream

Blend artichokes, Romano and Parmesan cheese in food processor til minced (but not quite pasty).

Squeeze spinach with hands to get the as much liquid as possible ou…