Sunday, December 29, 2013
Marinated Cheese Platter
Well tell me this won't make a statement on your table for New Years..Everyone loves cheese..right?
Then to add the marinade to this just brings this cheese to a whole new level..It is pure yummy goodness..I found the cheeses I used works perfect but you can add any additional cheese you would like..give this one a try, you won't be disappointed..Enjoy!!!
1 ( 8 ounce block sharp cheddar cheese)
1 ( 8 ounce block sharp white cheddar cheese)
1 ( 8 ounce block cream cheese)
Block of mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil or olive oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
5 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
4 tablespoons scallions, chopped finely
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1 jar ( 2 ounce) pimentos, diced and drained
1 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon dried basil, or 2 teaspoons fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1. Combine all marinate in a jar and shake, shake, shake.. Then set aside
2. Make sure cheeses are well chilled, place in freezer for about 15 minutes.
3. Cut cheese in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4 inch cubes
4. Arrange cheeses alternately on a platter, then pour marinate over cheese, cover then place in refrigerator for several hours then serve with crackers or on its own with toothpicks on the side..
recipe adapted from: thekitchenismyplayground.com