This marinated cheese is guaranteed to be a huge hit at your next event. Any cheese that is listed can be substituted for your favorite cheese. Don't forget the wine!
1/2 Cup olive oil
1/2 Cup white white vinegar
3 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
3 tbsp. minced green onions
1 tsp. sugar
3/4 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp pepper
3 cloves garlic minced
1 (2 oz.) jar pimento, drained
1 (8 oz.) block cream cheese, chilled
1 (8 oz.) block medium cheddar cheese, chilled
Combine all bu cheese in a jar, cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Set aside.
Cut cream cheese in half lengthwise. Cut crosswise into 1/4" slices.
Cut and trim cheddar into equal number of 1/4" slices, same size as cream cheese slices.
Stand cheese slices on their edges in a shallow dish, alternating types of cheese and pour marinade over cheese.
Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours.
To serve: Transfer cheese to serving platter with a slight lip. Spoon marinade over cheese and serve with crackers.