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Tip

Adjust with more or less lemon juice to taste and garnish with finely chopped scallions.

Smoked Salmon Dip

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People go crazy for this old-school smoked salmon dip. Serve with potato chips and champagne and don’t think about the fact that cream cheese is the main ingredient.

Makes about 2 cups

8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature

½ cup crème fraîche

1 tablespoon lemon zest, finely grated

juice of ½ a lemon

2 scallions, very finely chopped

4 ounces smoked salmon, finely chopped

cracked black pepper

1. Using a stand mixer, a hand-held beater, or a whisk, beat cream cheese until it is smooth and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

2. Fold in remaining ingredients and season with cracked black pepper.

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