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                          Sun-Dried Tomato Spread
 
 Recipe By     : Better Homes and Gardens - June 1997
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Not Sent
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
    1      tbsp          olive oil
      1/3  c             dry white wine
      1/2  c             dried tomatoes -- snipped
    1      8oz pkg       cream cheese -- softened
      1/3  c             snipped fresh basil
    3      tbsp          grated Parmesan cheese
                         Baguette-style French Bread slices -- toasted
                         fresh basil -- optional
 
 In a medium skillet cook garlic in oil till light brown.  Add wine and
 dried tomatoes.  Cook, uncovered, over low heat for 15 minutes.  Remove
 from heat; let stand 10 minutes.  Drain excess liquid.  Meanwhile, in a
 food processor bowl or blender container combine cream cheese, snipped
 basil and Parmesan cheese.  Cover and process or blend till smooth.  Add
 tomato mixture; process until almost smooth.  Transfer to serving bowl. 
 Cover and chill 4-24 hours.  Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes
 before serving.  Serve with toasted baguette slices.  Garnish with fresh
 basil, if desired.
 
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