The Spamwise Chronicles

Afternoon Snack

Sorry I haven’t been posting much — been busy at work these past two weeks.


Corn and tomato sauté, ricotta bruschetta

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This was two ears of corn briefly sautéed in melted unsalted butter with minced shallots, a pinch of salt and some chopped tarragon. Remove from heat and stir in some diced tomato.

The ricotta spread consists of 4 tablespoons sheep’s milk ricotta cheese, salt, pepper, extra-virgin olive oil and 1 teaspoon chopped lemon thyme. Combine all ingredients and stir until thoroughly incorporated. Can be made 1 to 2 hours in advance; chill in the refrigerator until ready for use. Spread ricotta on slices of grilled or toasted bread and serve.

This entry was published on July 18, 2009 at 6:38 pm. It’s filed under food, general, summer and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

3 thoughts on “Afternoon Snack

  1. Yes, please. With a chilled glass of yummy summertime Rose.

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  2. YES, YES, corn is JUST showing up at local farm markets…..NOTHING says summer like baby sweet corn. YES YES, I’m going to make your corn salad. Tonight! We’re going to have a mini-heat wave (for Oregon) this week, so a cool corn salad is perfect.

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  3. Gorgeous snack! I love the combination of corn, tarragon, and tomatoes. Just lovely.

    And lemon thyme – that might be the very best sort. 🙂

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