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Old 01-16-2008, 10:15 AM   #1
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ISO ideas for Brie

I was given a 10" wheel of Brie cheese a few weeks ago. I need to come up with some ideas to use this stuff before it goes bad on me.

I'm thinking I may have to get some puff pastry and cut off a section and do a Brie en Croute. That, I'm familiar with.

Robo, on another thread, mentioned cutting the cheese open, spreading some pesto on the cheese, putting it back together, and baking it.

I've got a Brie Soup recipe that I've never tried. I may have to give that a spin.

Any other ideas?

Editted to add: I goofed. It's a one-kilo (2.2 lbs), 8" wheel. Imported from France.


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Old 01-16-2008, 10:20 AM   #2
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Makes a great sandwich on french bread with smoked turkey.

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Old 01-16-2008, 10:27 AM   #3
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How about a Torta...

Brie Torta

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Old 01-16-2008, 10:37 AM   #4
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Brie,pear pizza




REC--Blueberry-Brie Quesadillas

Here's a few for you
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Old 01-16-2008, 10:46 AM   #5
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I did the pesto thing in puff pastry for Christmas. Very yummy!
Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 01-16-2008, 11:48 AM   #6
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roll a hunk of brie in toasted ground almonds, bake just until it starts to melt, then place atop a pool of warmed raspberry preserves. serve with extra thin kavli style crackers, or thin slices of semolina bread.
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Old 01-16-2008, 12:09 PM   #7
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Love the Brie en Croute! I use it often in omelettes. I also like to make a sauce with it to serve with a vegetable souffle. Enjoy!
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Old 01-16-2008, 12:14 PM   #8
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Roast a head of garlic, warm some brie and serve with crackers. Mmmmmm.

I used a bunch as the stuffing for stuffed chicken breasts. Had some brie and black forest ham that needed to get used up. It was yummy.
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Old 01-16-2008, 12:31 PM   #9
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Croissant, cut in half. Lay on sliced apples, lettuce, sprouts, walnuts, brie on top and quickly heat under a broiler to melt the brie. Wow, what a great sandwich!!
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:09 PM   #10
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cut into fingers, wrap in phylo, freeze, then deep fry. Best cheese sticks ever, pair with raspberry/strawberry.

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