Tony’s Sausage Queso Dip – A Great Super Bowl Snack Idea

I make a dip that is enjoyed by family and friends. There are many variations on this queso dip that others make. My opinion is that anytime there is cheese, cream cheese, sausage and sour cream are involved then you can’t go wrong.

  • 1 Roll of Breakfast Sausage (spiciness optional)
  • 1 Brick of Cream Cheese
  • 8 oz Sour Cream
  • 4 Cups of Shredded Cheese (I like a blend of Monterrey Jack, Queso, Asadero, Cheddar)
  • 1 Jar of Salsa (mild, medium or hot)

Brown sausage (drain grease) blend in cream cheese until melted and well incorporated. Add sour cream, shredded cheese and salsa. Stir ingredients together and let cheese melt. Add in cayenne pepper or other warm spices. Use a slow cooker to combine ingredients and keep the dip warm. Serve with tortilla chips or veggies.

Cheese triggers same part of brain as hard drugs, study finds | Food & Drink | Extras | The Independent

Cheese contains a chemical found in addictive drugs, scientists have found. The team behind the study set out to pin-point why certain foods are more addictive than others. Using the Yale Food Addiction Scale, designed to measure a person’s dependence on, scientists found that cheese is particularly potent because it contains casein.  The substance, which is present in all dairy products, can trigger the brain’s opioid receptors which are linked to addiction.

Source: Cheese triggers same part of brain as hard drugs, study finds | Food & Drink | Extras | The Independent