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A New Twist on Bruschetta

by Michele Pesula Kuegler | August 9th, 2007 | Appetizers, Recipes
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On a warm, breezy summer afternoon, I met a handful of colleagues at a friend’s house for lunch. The focus of this lunchdate was both social and business.  It was planned to be a relaxing afternoon of gabbing and food served on casual china dinnerware.

Wanting to make entertaining easy for the hostess, several of the guests brought a dish. I offered to bring a bread to accompany the main dish of caesar salad. (As a note to readers, caesar salad is named not for Julius Caesar but for a chef with that first name.) Not certain of the food likes and dislikes of all of my associates, I came with enough bread to offer some plain and some as a bruscetta.

Much to my delight, all of my friends sampled the bruschetta, which received rave reviews. Plus, it was a simple bruschetta that I was able to make within minutes and serve hot from the oven. (Besides being a great food for a business meal, it is also a romantic dinner recipe.)

Good company, simple food. What more could a girl want?

Gorgonzola Bruschetta
Serves 10


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Ingredients
  1. 1 loaf French baguette
  2. 1/2 lb. crumbled gorgonzola
  3. honey
Instructions
  1. Preheat broiler. Slice baguette into 1/2 inch pieces.
  2. Place slices on cookie sheet and cook under broiler until golden brown.
  3. Take baguette slices out of broiler and flip.
  4. Top each slice with 1 tablespoon of gorgonzola.
  5. Return cookie sheet to broiler and heat until cheese is bubbly.
  6. Top bruschetta with a drizzle of honey on each slice.
  7. Serve immediately.
Notes
  1. Serves 10. (Or less, depending on appetite!)
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2 Comments
  1. Dianne says:

    We had this bread the other night and it is, indeed, delicious – the honey adds a great taste!

  2. cool site for food lovers 😀
    gREat

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