Monday, May 4, 2015

Honey & Pistachio Goat Cheese Appetizer

With warm sunny evenings on the way it's time to start dinning out doors.  I don't know about you but I have missed sitting on our deck with my family and friends enjoying great food and each other.  We've been hard at work here, cleaning up the yard, washing down furniture along with planting new flowers and veggies. While getting all this work done, I needed to give my work crew a little encouragement so I put together an easy, delicious appetizer made with local fresh ingredients.
A Southern Soul
I am so thankful that I have the opportunity to buy incredible foods from many farmers and craftsmen that live my area.  I combined a log of rich and tangy goat cheese from The Goat Lady Dairy, sweet golden honey from my friend Bill Mullins and homemade fig jam that was a gift from my neighbor.  After sprinkling on a few chopped pistachios, the result was a savory, sweet crunchy bite of goodness.  The whole thing took about 10 minutes to pull together and my crew loved it!  This is one appetizer you'll find being enjoyed on my back deck all summer long…
A Southern Soul
Honey & Pistachio Goat Cheese Appetizer
1 log goat cheese
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons fig preserves
1/8 cup chopped pistachios
  • Place cheese log on serving dish.
  • Heat honey and figs in a glass bowl in microwave until preserves are melted.
  • Drizzle honey syrup over goat cheese and sprinkle on chopped nuts.
  • Serve with crackers.
    A Southern Soul

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