Truffle Scented Chive Dip

January 18, 2011

Author Notes: Once, outside of San Francisco on a backroad near Napa I had something similar to this at a French Laundry. Just goes to show you you never know where you will find a great dip.thirschfeld

Serves: a crowd


  • 2 cups sour cream, save the non fat for baking us full fat
  • 1/2 to 2 teaspoons white truffle oil, amount depends on how strong it is
  • 1/3 cup fresh chives, minced
  • kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • good store bought potato chips or if you have the urge, clarified butter baked potato maxims
In This Recipe


  1. In a bowl whisk the chives, sour cream and the truffle oil. Add a pinch of salt and some black pepper. Taste and adjust as necessary. Serve

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