Parmesan Straws with Artichoke Lemon Dip

Downton Appetizers 2

This Parmesan Straw and Artichoke Lemon Dip appetizer was served at our recent Downton Abbey Gourmet Club event. If you’ve never had cheese straws, they’re a savory, buttery, crisp biscuit that can pair with a variety of dips, or be enjoyed on their own. Great with wine and cocktails. The Artichoke Lemon Dip is a creamy dip with a nice burst of lemon flavor. It would work great on any cracker of your choice, or as a spread for bruschetta.

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Let’s dine at Downton Abbey!

Downton Dining TableOur hosts, Sue & Gary, decided on a Downton Abbey theme for our latest Gourmet Club gathering.  I think it would be amazing to experience the opulence of the many courses, the elaborate table settings and the formality of dressing for dinner. While it’s hard to rival the pageantry of Highclere castle, Sue and Gary did an amazing job of capturing the spirit of Downton.

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