1Grind 6 cloves of garlic in a food processor, and then add 1/2 pound ground pecorino Romano cheese, a handful of cilantro leaves, 1/4 cup chopped celery, 2 tablespoons young rue leaves, and 2 to 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, enough to make a smooth paste. Makes about 2 cups.
2Spread lightly on crostini and broil.
Note: Rue should never be used by pregnant women because it can cause a miscarriage.
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