Wait, put goat cheese in dessert, you say? Is it to get the word out that a game-changing problem-solving product exists? Place cheese in a small ovenproof dish, and bake at 325 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Is your goal to be personally positioned as an expert? I buy the logs of goat cheese at Costco, cut them in half, and spoon over an assortment of …

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Grilled Lamb Kebab Platter With Basil Goat Cheese: Let guests pick and choose from this generously portioned lamb kebab platter. 02 of 03. (via Contes et Delices), 5. Or you could make this easy baked goat cheese and ricotta; it feels and tastes like comfort food, but the addition of candied tomatoes makes it worthy of a magazine spread. So when the holiday season rolls around, it's only natural that I turn to my most beloved ingredient when planning a party menu. (via Green Valley Kitchen), 8. (via Culinary Ginger), 4. If you're feeling ambitious, you might want to try this stunning herbed goat cheese and vegetable galette; the punchy goat cheese mellows as it bakes to bring out the earthy, rustic flavors of the seasonal root veggies. These herbed goat cheese stuffed mushrooms are piled high with savory whipped goat cheese, spiked with fresh herbs, and… 1. Here's how:

Step 1: Know your intentions. Be clear on what your intentions are for getting press. Goat cheese's bright, citrusy notes and rich texture is the perfect complement to the peppery arugula, buttery pistachios, and crisp pears in this autumn-friendly salad. The founder's journey is a great starting point. There are plenty of ways you could use a batch of whipped goat cheese—as a dip for crudités, dolloped over roasted beets, spread on toast—but I am only going to share one with you, since it is my all-time favorite: drizzled over Alon Shaya's whole roasted cauliflower. Building press relationships takes time, so have patience! For a more savory take, try these Italian goat cheese-stuffed olives, which are fried until crisp in a coat of breadcrumbs and egg, and sprinkled with a finishing touch of Parmesan and lemon juice. With a tangy, earthy flavor and creamy yet stable texture, goat cheese is like the food world's equivalent of a multi-sport athlete. Also think about what contributes to your signature style. Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Hummus: This hummus recipe is far from boring. For a dessert that's even more goat cheesy, make a batch of this luxurious goat cheese ice cream and let your guests choose their own toppings, like roasted figs or sautéed dates. It’s creamy and sweet, with just a little crunch, thanks to the pecans sprinkled on top. Remove the dish from the oven, drizzle with olive oil, and garnish with fresh thyme (if desired) and whole pink peppercorns. Not only does it make the perfect grab-and-go appetizer, but you can also prep the batter and goat cheese in advance so that all you have to do when guests come knocking is fry them up. I absolutely loved these! The non-human copy-paste pitch doesn't work — it always has to feel personalized.