8 ounce package of cream cheese, softened
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 medium-size peeled cored apple
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tsp. lemon thyme or other lemon herb–lemon basil, lemon verbena
In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, cheddar cheese and lemon juice. Grate the apple into cheese mixture. Add in the pepper and herbs. Mix well and chill. Makes 2 1/2 cups. Use on bagels, toast, crackers or apple slices.