Updated Nov 24, 2014Chatelaine
- Place room-temperature cream cheese in a small bowl. Or remove cold cheese from wrapping and place in a bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high until softened, from 45 to 60 seconds. Stir in chives and hot sauce. Turn into a dish and serve with a small knife for spreading. Covered and refrigerated, spread keeps well for 3 days.
Here’s a spicy new spin on a classic spread from Therese Taylor. Try spreading it liberally on bagel chips or small rice cakes.