Heirloom tomatoes often have a richness and depth of flavor that is lacking in tomatoes produced for the mass market, but there is more at stake than flavorful bruschetta.
With the addition of bleu cheese, traditional bruschetta becomes a patriotic treat that your family members and guests are sure to enjoy snacking on.
Wine, cheese, crackers, smoked salmon, cookies and bruschetta are some examples of typical foods that might be included in a gourmet basket.
Pasta pairs well with wine and is especially good with bruschetta for an appetizer and chocolate for dessert.
Try an ethnic theme to introduce guests to unusual foods such as sushi, bruschetta, or tamales.
If desired, drizzle assembled bruschetta with olive oil and broil for a few minutes.
You might want to serve this with some bruschetta and a light white wine.