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Port-Soaked Figs and Gorgonzola Crostini
Makes 20-24 Appetizers
*6 ripe figs, such as Mission Oak
*2 tablespoons good-quality tawny Port
*6-ounce wedge Gorgonzola cheese (See Notes)
*1 fresh baguette
*3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1Coarsely chop figs and place in a medium bowl. Add port and stir to combine. Let sit at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
2Remove cheese from refrigerator and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
3Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
4When ready to serve, slice baguette into 1/4-inch slices and place on baking sheet. Brush tops with oil. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
5Spread toasts with cheese and top with figs. Arrange on serving platter and serve immediately.
  • You may substitute the Gorgonzola cheese with Roquefort, Stilton or your favorite blue cheese.