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Twisted Cork Shares 2 Recipes

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Melissa Roy, the new owner of Twisted Cork Cocktail & Wine Bar, shared recipes of two new items that can be found on her menu. Her bar is located where Corks used to be at Festival Center Plaza, near the Sea Pines Circle.

BAKED GOAT CHEESE WITH ARTICHOKES AND ROASTED TOMATOES

INGREDIENTS

10 ounces goat cheese
5 ounces cream cheese
1/3 cup artichoke hearts, chopped
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan

Combine softened goat cheese and cream cheese until well blended. Fold in chopped artichokes and shredded Parmesan. Transfer to an oven-safe dish, top with roasted tomatoes and sprinkle of additional shredded Parmesan (we use our bruschetta tomatoes). Bake at 400 degrees until warmed through and bubbly. We serve with grilled ciabatta bread and pretzel sticks.

LAVENDER MARTINILAVENDER MARTINI

INGREDIENTS

2 ounces Absolut Citron
1 ounces Absolut Vanilla
1 ounce lavender simple syrup
Juice of 1 lemon

Combine all ingredients in ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake until well-combined and very chilled. Serve up, in a martini glass, with a lemon twist