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I have a goat cheese spread made with pumpkin, honey and nutmeg (I think). Need suggestions on how to serve it. Thanks!

asked by misshunter over 6 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 6 years ago

How about on crostini? Slice a baguette, brush the slices with olive oil and toast them on a baking sheet in a 350-degree oven (5 to 10 minutes).

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added over 6 years ago

Sounds good. It seems too sweet to serve on crackers but your idea would be perfect.

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amysarah is a trusted home cook.

added over 6 years ago

Wheatmeal crackers (also called - somewhat less appealingly - 'digestive biscuits' in the UK, ) are very slightly sweet, so they work really well with soft/sweet-ish cheeses. Great combo with cheese/fruit for dessert too. Carr's brand are widely available - called simply 'whole wheat crackers' in the US, but they're the same thing.

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added over 6 years ago

I would add garlic or black pepper to balance the sweetness. If you use Amanda's crostini idea, which i think is excellent, I would rub a cut raw garlic clove across the toasted bread before adding the goat cheeses spread. Or I would use a black pepper cracker, like a Carr's black pepper water cracker or something similar.

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added over 6 years ago

sesame would be another nice flavor to add...i have a great squash-tahini spread that i eat with wheat pita bread. good sweet-hearty mixture.

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added over 6 years ago

Apple slices?

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