A simple, fresh and impressive appetizer for your next party. This baked brie is full of summer flavor and melted brie cheese.
Remember the good old days when you could eat whatever you wanted, not gain an ounce, feel like a champ after eating a large pizza all by yourself with a six pack of beer and not bat an eye? Okay, well maybe not the whollleeee large pizza, because obviously you still needed some of it for breakfast the next day… but still you get my point. The good ol’ days. Fast forward to the present and I’ve come to the unfortanate realization that can’t eat like I used to. Somehow a quarter pound burger has left me feeling like a bloated beached whale, writhing around trying, making the most ghastly of gutteral sounds. You’re welcome for that visual. Yet somehow – nearly a half pound of baked brie positively slathered in gingered peach and blueberry compote didn’t make me bat an eye. I’m not ashamed. It’s baked brie.
One of Lori’s “Change It Up” tips in this recipe was to add fresh blueberries to it. Well just as it happens I had some on hand. Talk about perfect!
My jeans be shaking with trepidation at the prospect of buttoning this morning but let me tell you right this instance – Worth. It.
This recipe comes from Lori Lange aka Recipe Girl‘s new cookbook! After getting my mitts on a copy of this beauty from Lori, I couldn’t help but flip through and see all of the gorgeous photos from Matt Armendariz who brought her creations to beautiful light. From the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Lover Brownies to the Butternut Squash Soup with Pancetta and Crispy Sage – I was sold. But naturally – the cheese was beckoning and calling to me. I simply had to heed the call. And ohhh did I. Me and that brie got to know each other very intimately.
This recipe was so simple and if it was set before me at a cocktail party – I’d just make off with the whole plate and not look back. You can’t stop me. Oh, and lucky me, I bought another slice of brie and have perfectly ripe peaches and a clamshell of blueberries to make foodie love too. Again, you’re welcome for that visual. Sorry, not sorry.
But so you will forgive me and come back again and not leave me forever – Lori has kindly offered up a copy of her cookbook to YOU!! Check below for all the details and get your mitts on this creation!
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