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Jul 22, 2007 03:44 PM

What do you do with your Humboldt Fog?

So far, I've just eaten as-is, plopped on crostini. But, I feel I need some new ideas.

What ways do you eat your Humboldt?

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  1. crumble it up and put it in a salad with arugla or other fairly bitter greens, and perhaps some pear, walnuts and shallots. what my kids call the "Alice Waters Salad". I realize it is a bit soft to crumble well, but it is good enough to be worth getting your hands messy: coats the leaves a bit much, but tastes very good. Just don't overdress. (with olive oil and basalmic vinagrette).

    1. Stuff it in jalepenos, cover them with panko and deep fry!

      1. I've made a really rich pasta with it ... and my favorite was spreading it thin on a whole wheat pizza I grilled along with tomatoes, onions, basil, a touch of olive oil, and pepper.

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        1. re: odkaty

          I didn't prepare it, but I've had pasta where the Humboldt Fog melts onto the hot pasta forming the sauce and is tossed with morels and green garlic. Wonderful spring dish.

        2. I am a Humboldt Fog addict -- any way you define it!
          While I love it mostly plain, I also enjoy it with drizzle: honey, or a really thick balsamic. I also picked up some pomegranate honey at a Korean market and currently that is my favorite drizzle.
          It is also delicious with raspberries or raspberry jam.

          1. I smear it on a thick, crusty slice of italian bread, slap a few slices of early girl tomatoes on it, lay down a few sliced kalamata olives, grind a little pepper over it and top it with some crispy lettuce leaves. I drizzle olive oil on another slab of bread and it's my favorite sandwich for the moment.