2 ripe firm pears
3 tablespoons balsamic vinager
1 tablespoons butter
24 baguette rounds
1/2 cup spreadable goat cheese
1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
Slice pears into 12 vertical planks
If the pieces are large cut in half for a total of 48 slices
Warm bubbly or ZaZa, vinegar and butter in a large frying pan over medium heat for about 2 to 3 minutes stirring constantly, UNTIL reduced by half.
Add pear slices and continue cooking for 1 minute turning pears once.
Spread 1 teaspoon goat cheese on each baguette slice. Top with 2 pear slices, sprinkle with almonds
Makes 24 servings