This is a simple and appetizing dish that will make you look like a super star. Stuff a wheel of brie with fig and throw it in the oven for 10 minutes. Top with cinnamon and serve with crackers for a light appetizer before the big meal comes out. This recipe goes perfectly with SIMI Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc.
These gorgonzola and fig crostinis from Clos du Bois ambassador Katie Lee are made on French bread. A perfect appetizer, side, or snack, they work for both intimate dinners and large-party entertaining. Read on and wow your quests with this recipe. (Hint: Keep this one on file for Thanksgiving!)
A good cookie to make with young children, as they can help fill the cooled cookies with jam.
In the past, bakers used wooden clothespins (the one-piece ones, without a spring) to make the indentation; today we often use our thumbs.
Crisp endive with a nutty, sweet cheese dip makes an original and delicious entertainment solution.
And I usually sneak – or hide – any leftovers for a sandwich the next day.
I made this last week in France, but it translates well into life back home in New York.
This morning I woke up dreaming of jammy, baked figs.
When they are ripe and in season, I would happily eat them just as they are (maybe with some cheese and honey). Still, this tart is so autumnal yet bright with summer flavors that I had to give it a try.