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       Title: Roasted Figs And Onions With Gorgonzola Crout
  Categories: #7, Tvfn
       Yield: 1 servings
  
  
         2 TB extra virgin olive oil
         2 TB garlic -- chopped
       1/4 ts salt
       1/4 ts pepper
       1/3 c  fresh mint -- chopped
         4    red onions -- halved and
   :          peeled
         8    fresh figs
         3 TB balsamic vinegar
         5 oz Gorgonzola
   :       ds Tabasco sauce
   :       ds Worcestershire sauce
         3 TB heavy cream
        12 sl baguette
         3 TB olive oil -- which has been
   :          mixed
   :          with 1 crushed
   :          garlic clove
   
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a medium bowl, mix
   the olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper and mint. Slice
   the onions in half, from stem to root end and add to
   bowl. Coat onions and place in a shallow baking dish
   and roost for 30 minutes.  Add figs to baking dish,
   baste with juices and roast for 15 more minutes.
   Meanwhile, mix gorgonzola, Tabasco, Worcestershire and
   thin with cream to make a spreadable mixture. Brush
   baguette slices with garlic oil.  Remove the onions
   and figs from oven, raise oven to 400 degrees and
   toast the baguette slices for about7 minutes, until
   browned.
   
   To serve:
   
   Spread the cheese mixture on the bread. Place the
   onion and fig mixture on a platter, and surround with
   the croutons. Serve immediately.
   
   Yield: 4 servings
   
   Tip: DRIED FIGS
   
   Heat your figs with a mixture of brandy and water to
   barely cover. Cook 15-20 minutes until softened.
   Serve with mascarpone cheese or whipped cream.
   
   Copyright, 1996, TV FOOD NETWORK, G.P., All Rights
   Reserved
   
   Recipe By     : PICK OF THE DAY  SHOW #PD7717 #7
   
                                         Date: Tue, 29
   Oct 1996 11:18:55 -0500 (
  
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