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Mar 21, 2010 08:15 AM

Philadelphia Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese

I have found myself with a container of Philadelphia Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese and would like to use it in an innovative and attractive way - for example, not spread on crackers or piped into vegetables.

Does anyone have any ideas? Out of the box is just fine.

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  1. I've used it as the 'glue' for cucumber or radish sandwiches but that may not be the innovation you're looking for. ...

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    1. re: Berheenia

      Thanks - I have done that and also sprinkled red salmon "caviar" on top of the cucmber when the sandwiches are open faced. They are pretty but I am bored.

    2. How about mixed into some hot pasta for a quick smoked salmon fettucine?

      1. How about adding it to mashed potatoes? I use the FF version in my mash to keep calories down but think this would work just as well.

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        1. re: stephle

          Thsnk you for your suggestion and please forgive the next question. Perhaps I am not familiar with the term "FF" because I am Canadian, but what does it stand for?

          I can't bear to go to bed tonight pondering all the possibilities.

          1. re: missclawdy

            Think FF = Fat Free, only a guess though

            1. re: jfood

              Oh right!

              Of course.

              I tend to distrust any labels that claim to be fat free. MAYBE I am wrong.

        2. It might be good in jalapeno poppers.

          1. soften and mix with equal amount of mayo and diced artichoke hearts. bake in a shallow dish until brown and bubbly for a hot dip?

            in the same vein it might be a good addition to mac and cheese.