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Brie + Mango = Heaven

Seriously, brie and mango were meant to be together. My first experience with this blissful pairing occurred many years back with my friend, Diane. She combined the two in some quesadillas one night as a munchie before dinner. Or maybe it was dinner. Whatever, it was good. Later, we added crab meat to the mix, which was divine as well.

Since moving to Colorado, I have not recreated the pairing, and I'm not sure why. I have access to reasonably good brie, and mangoes. But today was the day I rediscovered brie and mango. And it all started with a panini...

I knew I wanted to make a panini for lunch, because I had a little heel of brie left in the ice box and I needed to use it fast. I also had some ham in the fridge leftover from a quiche making session this morning. Ham and brie is also a favorite combo of mine.

So I cut up the leftover brie and layed a slice of ham over it, and slapped it in my panini press. I used the bread Devin made a week or so ago, so I knew the wh…