Oregon Growers & Shippers Appetizers



Cranberry, Pear and Goat Cheese Torta

Featuring our Cranberry Pear Spread

Serves 6

Ingredients:
8 oz Fromage blanc or mild soft goat cheese
4 Tbs Oregon Growers & Shippers Cranberry Pear Spread
to taste salt and pepper
Decoration chopped chives

Preparation
Take a standard muffin tin. Line one of the cups with plastic food wrap, making sure it is smooth.

In a food processor, puree half of the cheese (until soft) and set aside.
Puree the other half of the cheese with 2 TBS of Oregon Growers & Shippers Cranberry Pear spread

Press the remaining 2 TBS of Oregon Growers & Shippers Cranberry Pear Spread into the bottom of the lined cup
Next, layer the mixed cheese and spread into the cup without disturbing the first layer
Add the last layer of softened cheese on top.
Cover the torta with plastic wrap and chill in the refridgerator for one hour.

To remove the torta, take away the bottom layer of plastic wrap.
Put a service platter over top of the pan and reverse direction so the pan is upsidedown on the platter.
The torta should drop gently from the pan onto the platter.
Carefully remove the plastic wrap from the exterior.

Decorate with chopped chives and serve with crackers or toasted bread

Cranberry, Pear and Goat Cheese Torta

NW Smoked Salmon and Fennel Crisps

Featuring our Apple Fennel Chutney

serves 4

This is about as simple as it gets...it's really assembly not so much actual "cooking" we'll get there later...

What you will need:
1. Sliced NW cold smoked salmon (4oz)
2. 1 jar of Oregon Growers and Shippers Apple Fennel Chutney
3. 1 package of Carrs water crackers
4. A few chives for decoration
5. Large serving platter

What to do:
• on your work surface spread out 12 crackers
• spread a thin layer of the chutney on each cracker (1/2 tsp)
• place about 1/3 oz of salmon on each cracker
• put a dollop of the chutney on top of the salmon (1 tsp)
• garnish with several 1 inch pieces of chive

You can make this up to one hour before your guests arrive enjoy!

NW Smoked Salmon and Fennel Crisps

Oregon Shipper & Growers