Fig and Goat Cheese Crostini

Fig and Goat Cheese Crostini
Photo by Miki Duisterhof

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ pound dried Black Mission figs
  • ½ teaspoon fresh thyme
  • ½ Turkish or 1/4 California bay leaf
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 3-inch fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3 tablespoons shallot
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • 2 fresh ripe figs
    • 6 ounces soft mild goat cheese
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 12 1/2-inch-thick baguette slices
    • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    • ¾ cup Port
    • fresh thyme leaves

Cook shallot, thyme sprigs, and bay leaf in butter in a 1- to 1 1/2-quart heavy saucepan over moderately low heat, stirring, until shallot is softened, about 2 minutes. Add dried figs, Port, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Simmer, covered, until figs are soft, about 10 minutes. If there is ...

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