Winter is date season, and I look forward to the new crop each year, particularly meaty Medjools. I like to pair the dense, sweet fruit with salty Parmesan and earthy, crunchy walnuts. You can assemble this easy appetizer up to 8 hours in advance and heat just before serving.
Using a paring knife, make a small, lengthwise incision in each date and carefully remove the pit. In a bowl, gently toss the pitted dates with the
Bake until warmed through, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter, drizzle with more olive oil, and serve at once.
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