Sun-Dried Tomato and Chevre Spread (Moosewood Restaurant New Classics)
1/3 c sun-dried tomatoes
1c soft chevre (or combination of goat cheese and cream cheese)
1T fresh chopped thyme (1t dried)
2t freshly grated lemon peel
1/2 t cracked peppercorns
3-4 T milk
1. In small heat-proof bowl, cover sun dried tomatoes with boiling water and set aside to soften ~ 15 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine chevre, thyme, lemon peel, cracked peppercorns, and enough milk to make smooth spread. Drain and chop sun-dried tomatoes and mix them into cheese.
3. Serve immediately or refrigerate and bring to room temperature before serving.