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Recipe: Open-face Manchego and fig sandwich
Recipe: Open-face Manchego and fig sandwich

Total time: 1 hourServings: 4Note: Donna Deane was inspired by specialties of France, Spain and Denmark while developing ideas for an article on open-faced sandwiches. Here she combines Manchego, the Spanish cheese, now widely available, with our local Mission figs for a summery treat.1/4 cup sweet white wine such as Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise6 black Mission figs, cut in half4 tablespoons olive oil, divided6 cups sliced onions, 1/4 -inch thick1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves1 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper4 slices organic multi-grain bread, toasted3 ounces shaved Manchego cheeseFleur de sel1. In a small saucepan, heat the...