Balsamic & Pink Peppercorn Crostini
6 slices artisan French or country loaf
6 oz soft mild goat or sheep cheese
1 ½ t pink peppercorns, very coarsely ground with a mortar & pestle, or with the flat side of a chef knife or wooden spoon
1 T fresh herbs thinly sliced. (Basil, oregano and thyme leaves all work well!)
1-2 T Dulcet Balsamic Dressing
1. Toast the bread slices on both sides under the broiler or on the grill.
2. Allow to cool.
3. Spread a generous portion of cheese on each slice.
4. Drizzle the Essential Balsamic Sauce over the cheese and then top with pink peppercorns and fresh herbs.
5. Place on platter & serve as an appetizer or alongside a salad.