Crostini and Goat Cheese Platter
Our favorite way to eat goat cheese is to put it on a crostini and pair it with fruit and/or honey. The goat cheese we like best, is the soft, creamy kind called Chevre, which originated in France. It usually comes in a log shape, is spreadable and is easily paired with other snacks.
Crostini is so easy to make and can be your vehicle for a variety of tasty ingredients. To make Costini:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice 1 loaf of french bread into quarter inch thick slices. Lay bread in a single layer on a baking sheet and brush with good quality olive oil (do not saturate). Sprinkle bread with kosher salt and bake in oven for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool.
Serve crostini with an assortment of toppings:
- apples, thinly sliced
- peaches, thinly sliced
- fig preserves
- prosciutto, thinly sliced
The best part is having each person create their own masterpiece. Enjoy!
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