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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

COOKING WITH CLORIS - ROASTED GRAPES APPETIZER


Have you ever thought of cooking grapes? The next time you have company, serve this delicious appetizer.

Roasted Grapes

Ingredients:
red seedless grapes
olive oil
parchment paper
thinly sliced French bread
goat cheese
chopped nuts (your choice of almonds, walnuts, or pistachios)

Allow goat cheese to come to room temperature.

Pluck the grapes from the stem. Toss in olive oil, then spread on parchment lined jelly roll pan or baking sheet with sides. Sprinkle with salt. Roast in 450 degree oven 15 minutes.

Spread goat cheese on bread slices. Spoon roasted grapes and the pan juices on each slice.

Tips for Buying Sweet Grapes: Always buy grapes with bright green stems and a a white frosted coating to the fruit.

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