Queso is usually warm and gooey, and it’s delicious that way, of course. But try the Homesick Texan’s novel spin on the dip, which mixes creamy cottage cheese with a punchy blend of jalapeños, onion, garlic, cilantro, vinegar, salt, and cumin for a little earthiness. Diced avocado underscores the cool creaminess of the dip, which is perfect for chips and raw veggies. Bonus points for being healthy and quick to throw together. Still prefer something melty? Try Spinach Queso Blanco or Indian Spiced Queso with Jalapeño Chutney.