Should you write a fancy outline for your novel? — jean’s writing

While we are all enjoying the holidays with family and friends, I hope you’ll also enjoy this flash from the past “Best of Jean’s Writing.” Maybe- Maybe not. It’s your book, you make the rules. Different strokes for different folks. Me, I’m trying to be more organized in my writing this year. Only time will […]

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Caramelized Fennel and Gorgonzola Tartlets

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Sandra always publishes tasty recipes on her blog Please Pass The Recipe. Recently, her blue cheese tart with caramelized fennel caught my attention. I had never thought of combining caramelized fennel with blue cheese, but I love both of them and immediately understood the combination would be a winner. For a dinner party I made single-portion tartlets rather than one big tart, simply because it is easier to serve and looks prettier. I caramelized the fennel by long and slow cooking to let its flavor shine instead of using sugar and balsamic vinegar. And instead of shortcrust (with a lot of butter) I used Italian-style dough for savory tarts that only uses a bit of olive oil and is very easy to work with. The result was outstanding and I’ll definitely make these again. Thanks for the inspiration, Sandra!

Ingredients

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For 4 servings/tartlets (you could also make one large tart)

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