Hilltop Country Inn sometimes includes the following dishes on their diverse and delicious menu. You can obtain more Hilltop recipes by purchasing Southern Herb Growing by Madalene Hill and Gwen Barclay with Jean Hardy, published by Shearer Publishing.
1 lb. cream cheese, softened
1/2 lb. butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp. mashed garlic
1 1/2 T. chopped sweet marjoram
1 1/2 T. chopped chives
1 T. chopped basil
1 tsp. chopped English or French thyme
1 T. chopped parsley
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground white pepper
Beat cheese and butter together. Add mashed garlic to cheese, mixing well. Add finely chopped herbs, salt, and pepper. Chill slightly and form into ball or logs. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate or freeze. Slice as needed, and serve with toast. Serves 12.
From the December 1988 issue.