Go Ask Alice

The results of the Alice Waters Baked Goat Cheese and Lettuce Salad were no less than perfect.  Mind you, this is a bit of a luxury around this cookery, but I can’t believe it took me so long to finally try this recipe.  It’s out there . . . in cookbooks, for sale on Web sites, maybe even on your own bookshelf.  And now, it’s on file in my memory banks.  Search and rescue and you will be satisfied. 

 My friend, Dawn, said her mother-in-law has been making the salad for years.  Now that I’m out from under a rock, I’ll be keeping this warm goat cheese sensation in the rotation when the budget allows.




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