Cook the Blog: Cluster’s and Hops Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwich

This is it. The main event. After weeks of anticipation I am posting the full recipe to Cluster’s and Hops “Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwich”. I should say upfront – this is not an official recipe. I am not some special person who knows the chef or anything. I just really liked the sandwich when I ate it and decided to do a bit of food hacking. I won’t say this recipe is exact – but it is pretty close.

Here is how Cluster’s and Hops describes the sandwich on their menu:
GRILLED GOAT CHEESE SANDWICH roasted eggplant, carmelized onion, goat cheese, fig jam, lavender & white truffle oil on grilled rosemary olive bread

Now, let’s get started.


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Cook the Blog: Wild Mushroom Risotto

Welcome to my first Cook the Blog post. This is a feature where I will take a recipe from around the web (or another blog) and recreate the dish. In other words, I am going to make their recipe, highlight my changes, clarify directions, and show the final product.

For my first post I will be using Anne Burrell’s (Food Network) Wild Mushroom Risotto. For those of you who don’t know, Risotto is rice that eats like pasta in sauce. It is my favorite way to eat rice.


The original recipe:

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