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       Title: Holiday Spinach & Artichoke Party Dip
  Categories: Dips
       Yield: 12 servings
  
       1    (16oz) carton (2 c.) sour
            -cream, lite or regular
       1    (1.0oz)envelope HIDDEN
            -VALLEY RANCH Original Ranch
            -Party Dip Mix
       1    (14oz) can artichoke hearts,
            -rinsed, drained, chopped
       1    (10oz) pkg. frozen chopped
            -spinach, thawed, well
            -drained
       1    (2 oz) jar diced pimientos,
            -rinsed, drained
       1 lg Round loaf bread, sourdough
            -or any variety
       1 lg Round loaf bread, sourdough
            -or any variety, cut into
  
   cubes for dipping Assorted vegetables for dipping
   
   Combine sour cream and party dip mix in medium bowl.  Stir in artichokes,
   spinach and pimientos.  Cut slice off top of round loaf of bread. Hollow
   out center of bread leaving 1 shell.  Reserve bread pieces for dipping.
   Spoon dip into bread shell.  Serve warm or cold. To serve warm, bake in
   preheated 400 degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Cover loaf with foil in
   browning too quickly.  Serve with bread cubes and/or fresh veggies. Serves
   about 12.
  
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