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Not an Average Cheese Plate

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“Wine and cheese - it's like peanut butter and jelly - they are just made to be enjoyed together. But that can get BORING! A new, exciting take on a cheese plate...”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Hazelnut Brittle: Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and cook over medium-high heat without stirring. As soon as an amber color develops, take off the heat! Caramel can go from perfect to burnt in a matter of seconds. Remove from the heat and stir in hazelnuts. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with a silpat. Let sit until the caramel has hardened, about 20 minutes. Break into small pieces with your hands.
  2. Dark Cherry Jam: Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix. Let macerate for at least 1 hour or overnight. Pour mixture into a small saucepan over medium heat. Let simmer until mixture thickens to a jam consistency, about 40 minutes.
  3. Roasted Apples: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix until apples are well covered in butter and seasoning. Pour mixture onto baking sheet and bake until apples are soft and begin to caramelize, 30-40 minutes.
  4. Wild Mushrooms: Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add mushrooms and Herbes de Provence. Cook until soften and brown. Add salt and pepper to finish. Don’t salt mushrooms until the end or they won’t brown for you!

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