Oh, and I can always borrow the professional photograph from where I orignially got the idea years ago via Kraft Foods.
cream cheese spread into a square
salsa poured onto cream cheese square in stripes
olives poured in the corner as the stars
and cheese to decorate the outside
Serve with wheat thins or ritz crackers.
Also, the best way to flatten your cream cheese into a square dip shape is between two sheets of wax paper.
I'm participating in these linky parties.