Meat On The Side Cookbook

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I am a chef, mom, TV host, cookbook author, blogger, professional voice over artist and terrace gardener. I cook in a way I call "Meat on the Side" which focuses on veggies, making them unique and the star of the plate. 

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    Pomegranate Goat Cheese Spread







    8oz Goat Cheese - softened

    4oz Cream Cheese – softened

    ½ tsp Salt

    1 Tbs + 1tsp Fresh Thyme (Finely Chopped)

    1 Tbs + 1tsp Lemon Zest

    1/2 cup Pomegranate Seeds

    1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries


    Mix Cheeses, Salt, Thyme and the lemon zest together until well combined. Add the Pomegranate Seeds and Cranberries and stir gently until well incorporated.  Top with extra cranberries, seeds and zest. Enjoy!!





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    Reader Comments (1)

    I was wondering, in your video you mentioned to add 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds and 1/3 cup dried cranberries. Your recipe calls for 1/2 cup of both ingredients. Which is the correct amount?
    Recipe sounds delicious. I look forward to making it for my next party.

    Thank you.

    June 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLiz

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