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ANGEL OF DEATH CHEESE Recipe

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This recipe for ANGEL OF DEATH CHEESE, by , is from GOURMET GIRLS COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Tuesday, April 14, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large head of garlic, separated into cloves
8 ounces ricotta cheese, room temperature
4 ounces Gorgonzola cheese,
crumbled, room temperature
1 cup whipping cream
teaspoon salt
2 fresh sage leaves
cup walnuts, finely chopped
Assorted crackers

Directions:
Directions:
Add garlic to small saucepan of boiling water and cook until garlic is tender and easily pierced with knife, about 15 to 20 minutes. Drain well. Transfer to garlic press in batches and mince. Measure 2 tablespoons and set aside.

Beat ricotta in medium bowl until softened. Add Gorgonzola and continue mixing until smooth. Gradually beat in cream. Add salt and reserved garlic. Dampen 12 x 18-inch piece of cheesecloth and wring dry. Arrange 2 sage leaves, bottom side up in center. Spoon cheese mixture over leaves, forming loose ball. Tie ends of cloth together, pressing cheese mixture gently into shape. Transfer to cheesecloth-lined strainer and set strainer over bowl. Refrigerate 24 hours (or up to 4 days).

Unmold cheese onto platter. Press walnuts over entire surface. Refrigerate. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour before serving.
Accompany with an assortment of crackers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 1/2 pints

 

 

 

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