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Under 30 Minutes

Honeyed Fig and Melon with Blue Cheese and Almonds

Slices of salty, pungent blue cheese are naturally suited for sweet figs, cantaloupe, and generous drizzles of honey. Serve a platter as an easy cheese course at the end of a meal.

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  • Servings: 4
Honeyed Fig and Melon with Blue Cheese and Almonds

Photography: Christopher Baker

Source: Martha Stewart Living, August 2011


  • 6 to 8 slices (1/4 inch thick) blue cheese
  • 1 pint fresh Black Mission or Brown Turkey figs, halved
  • 1 cantaloupe, cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • Best-quality honey, for drizzling


  1. Arrange cheese slices on a serving platter, and top with figs and melon wedges. Sprinkle with almonds, and drizzle with honey.

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