Marinated goat cheese at the market can be pricey, but it's one of the easiest things to make in your own kitchen. I picked up a log of chèvre and cut it into six even slices. Then, I raided the pantry and fridge for olive oil, vinegar, and herbs; like many marinades, you can easily alter it to suit what you have on hand. Marinate the goat cheese rounds for a couple hours in the fridge and up to a week. I baked the rounds to make an easy appetizer but can't wait to try the leftovers on homemade pizza. The remaining marinade is delicious drizzled on some veggies, so definitely use it too! Ready to add a little more flavor to goat cheese? Keep reading!
After obsessing over the perfect Thanksgiving menu, I hit send on the email — with the very important grocery list — to my father, only to realize I had forgotten one crucial item: the appetizer! I didn't want to serve something heavy or difficult to make, and I didn't have time to browse the Internet in search of inspiring hors d'oeuvres ideas.
Thus, I decided to make baked goat cheese. Quite possibly the world's simplest dish, baked goat cheese is just that, cheese that's cooked in an oven-safe dish. I served it with crostini, but feel free to offer your favorite cracker instead. To get the recipe (it's kind of silly calling it a recipe; it's that easy!), keep reading.