It's springtime in North Texas!
We spent part of the weekend planting flowers. Saturday was absolutely perfect. One of those days that beckoned you to drop everything else and get outside.
Even my irises are in bloom.
A few years back, on one of my visits to Ouray, Colorado, we joined a friend at the historic Beaumont Hotel for dinner and did what often do. Made a meal out of appetizers.
On this occasion, my friend said, "You have to try to fried Brie."
Well, it involves Brie, so sign me up.
Oh. My. Word.
The cheese was basted in honey, then coated in breadcrumbs and deep fried to melty, gooey perfection.
Well, I have yet to attempt fried brie, however, with that amazing recipe in mind, I've come up with a baked Brie that is almost as good.
It's very difficult, though, so pay close attention.
Here's what you'll need:
Brie and honey.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Place cheese round/wedge on a baking sheet (I highly recommend lining said baking sheet with parchment for easy cleanup) and drizzle with honey.
Bake until cheese is melting, 5-6 minutes.
You can serve this with fruit--apple wedges are good--or crackers. I prefer a water cracker, simply because they have no taste, so they let the flavor of the cheese and honey shine through.
Or, you could just dig in with a spoon, but only if you're alone.
Imagine spending hours hunched over the computer to reach your daily Speedbo word count, then rewarding yourself for a job well done.
Sounds like motivation to me. ;-)