Goat Cheese and Shallot Toasts
- 5 oz. goat cheese, @ room temperature
- 4-6 T heavy cream
- 1/2 t. salt
- 2-3 small shallots, minced
- 3 T pink peppercorns, smashed
- 1 baguette
Preheat oven to 350. Have ready 2 ungreased baking sheets.
Cut the baguette into 1/4" slices. Arrange the slices in a single layer on the baking sheet. Bake until lightly golden, about 15 minutes. Turn the slices and bake until lightly golden as well, about 10 minutes longer. Set aside
Put the goat cheese in a bowl and mash it with a fork. Add t T. of the cream and mash it in. Continue to add the cream. 1 T. at a time, until you have a soft, mild spread. Mix in the salt and shallots to taste.
When ready to serve, spread each baguette toast with the cheese and shallot spread and top with several pink peppercorns.