In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and spinach, mix well. Stir in cottage cheese, Romano cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover, chill at least 1 hour or up to 12 hours before serving. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving. Yield: 16 servings, about 3 cups dip.
*Suggested vegetable dippers: Red and yellow bell pepper "scoops" (cut peppers in half crosswise, then in 1-inch slices lengthwise leaving on rounded tops and bottoms), blanched asparagus spears and broccoli florets, baby carrots.