This versatile appetizer can be dressed up or down for any occasion – from an elegant cocktail party to tailgating to just binge-watching a favorite TV show.

It’s helpful that the ingredients can be kept on hand for even spur of the moment entertaining. Unlike the image above, however, I prefer to serve it with dense and flavorful German pumpernickel bread (which also makes it especially appropriate for October).

Read on for the easy-to-make recipe!

Tell Me: What’s your favorite dip to make for a unique occasion?