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A Guest Post | Goat Cheese Tart with Honey and Figs

September 7, 2012

Aloha friends. Can I ask you a serious question?

Where the deuce did Summer go? One minute the heat has me more hot and bothered than a lonely housewife reading 50 Shades of Grey at a Magic Mike screening (thanks someecards), and the next minute I’m pulling out my boots, scarves, and turning on my seat heaters during my early morning commute to work. What gives?

Just like that, Fall is here. Don’t get me wrong, I love Fall. Crisp air, gorgeous colors, cozy sweaters, delicious treats (aka. pumpkin everything)…I adore it all. Unfortunately, around these parts, Fall lasts a cool hot minute and then it’s suddenly Winter. For six. long. months.

However…these days I’m focusing my efforts on being a glass half full kind of gal, so let’s nip this Winter talk in the bud and hone in on something positive.

Did you know that fresh figs are in season in late Summer/early Fall? Did you know that if you pair up fresh figs with puff pastry, creamy goat cheese, honey, and fresh rosemary, little tiny leprechauns will do a dance on your taste buds and fireworks will erupt in the sky?

You didn’t?! Well then, get your fannies on over to my lovely friend Kristy’s blog, A Gastronomical Sovereignty, where I tell you exactly how to make this taste bud extravaganza (aka. a Goat Cheese Tart with Honey and Figs) happen. And while you’re there, check out Kristy’s space – where she shares stories about her ethical culinary adventures, and drinks wine while she’s at it. No wonder we get along so well. 🙂

PS. Let’s reminisce about Summer. What was the best thing you did/saw/ate over the past few months?

10 Comments leave one →
  1. September 7, 2012 4:10 am

    That looks so good! I recently spent two weeks in Spain which gave me my summer… I ate a lot of everything (see recent blog posts). The summer here in the uk has been rather abysmal…

  2. September 7, 2012 5:09 am

    I just adore figs. I am bookmarking this recipe from Kristy’s blog for later. Looks delicious.

  3. September 7, 2012 2:52 pm

    your post certainly has SOMETHING erupting over here… that joke doesn’t work if i’m a lady, does it? xoxoxo – i love your post!!

  4. September 7, 2012 10:43 pm

    I need to get my hands on some figs. And ASAP. This tart looks so delish! Off for the recipe! xo

  5. Sobremesa DC permalink
    September 10, 2012 1:32 pm

    Gorgeous – figs make for such lovely photography! And there’s nothing better than goat cheese … I must try this.

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