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Black Pepper-Goat Cheese Log

Photo: Ralph Anderson
Yield 6 to 8 appetizer servings
Keep a few logs of goat cheese in the refrigerator during the holidays and you'll always be ready with a quick appetizer. All you have to do is sprinkle the cheese with pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Serve with bread slices or crackers.Wine choice: 1996 Beringer Chardonnay

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cracked black pepper
  • 1 (11-ounce) goat cheese log
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Garnish: fresh rosemary sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle pepper on a square of wax pepper. Roll goat cheese log over pepper to coat. Drizzle with olive oil. Serve with toasted baguette slices. Garnish, if desired.