Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606–October 4, 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art and the most important in Dutch history. His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age.
Enjoy a summer appetizer that bursts with flavor using vine ripened tomatoes and fresh grilled sweet corn.
Sweet Corn and Tomato Bruschetta
recipe inspired by Midwest Living August 2014
Cook's notes: Be sure to soak corn husks in a sink filled with water for an hour before placing on the grill.
- 4 large ears of corn, grilled or 2 cups of cooked corn
- 2 cups diced grape tomatoes, patted dry on a paper towel
- 3 TB. balsamic vinegar
- 1 TB. honey
- 1 TB. sugar
- 1/4 cup snipped basil
- sea salt and pepper to taste
- goat cheese (garlic and herbs) or Boursin cheese (garlic and herbs)
- olive oil
- 12 baguette slices
- Advance preparation, grill corn in husks about 25-30 minutes, turn once during cooking. Remove husks and corn from the cob.
- Preheat oven to 425 and brush both sides of baguette slices with olive oil and toast 4 minutes on a side.
- In a bowl mix balsamic vinegar, honey, sugar and chopped basil.
- Add in corn and diced tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste. Marinate about an hour.
- Spread cheese on toasted bread slices. Use a slotted spoon and spoon on corn and tomato mixture over cheese. Serve immediately.