In the summer we love snacking on homemade dips and spreads. In fact, they can be lunch. A bowl of guacamole, some whole grain crackers, and an apple — that's a perfect June lunch. Dips and spreads are also great party food; everyone should know how to whip up a few for summer parties. Here are 15 essential dips and spreads from our archives. From basic bean dips to smoky baba ghanoush, this list has something for everyone.