THE ART OF CHEESE
cheese is really the best thing to keep in the fridge for impromptu afternoon guests. it’s easy to mix with things you already have around your house and turn into appetizers or a meal. leslie is going to show us two simple recipes using cheese, that can be easily recreated in your own kitchen. personally, i love anything with a brie and prosciutto combo. check out more cheese recipes over here!
Open Faced Sandwich with Brie, Prosciutto, Caramelized Onion, & Arugula
yield: 2 servings
• 8oz. Brie round Président® Cheese, baked
• 1/2 red onion, sliced thin
• 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
• 1/2 loaf artisan bread
• 6 slices prosciutto
• 1 cup arugula
• 4 leaves fresh basil, optional
• Salt & Pepper, to taste
how to make it:
• Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with tin foil and place Brie in center of pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Let it rest for a couple minutes before cutting. Cut into thick slices.
• Thinly slice onion. In a large sauté pan over medium heat, cook 4-5 minutes (or until just tender) with brown sugar.
• Slice bread into thick slices. Layer on prosciutto, caramelized onion, arugula, basil (optional), and baked Brie slices. Salt and Pepper to taste.
and, how cute are these stuffed cherry tomatoes?
Cheese Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
yield: 24-30 pieces
• 30 cherry tomatoes
• 1 container 5.2oz Président® Gourmet Cheese Herbs de Provence
• Sprigs of fresh Thyme, Oregano, Savory, Rosemary; optional as garnish
• 30 pieces hard salami, thick sliced (optional)
how to make it:
• Slice tops off of tomatoes. Scoop out the inside using a very small spoon. Stuff the cheese into tomatoes. Serve with a slice of salami and a dusting of fresh herbs (optional).
If you’d like to enter to win $50 worth of your own Président cheese, visit the brand’s new website, ArtOfCheese.com.