What summer barbecue or holiday party would be complete without a flavorful array of chips and dips? From good old-fashioned potato and tortilla chips to zesty garlic bagel chips and spicy Caribbean plantain chips, dunked in salsa or swirled in a creamy dip, they're the snack of choice -- and great appetizers, too! Chips and Dips offers a fabulous variety of dip and chip recipes for every taste and style, from extra-rich and savory to astonishingly low-fat. Inspired by a range of ethnic traditions, the recipes include old and new favorites for bean, vegetable, cheese, and seafood dips as well as peerless complementary chips. Served hot or cold, these irresistible snacks are essential for entertaining, whatever the party season.