Goat Cheese with Lemon and Thyme Olives

1 pint mixed olives packed in olive oil

3 sprigs thyme

zest from half a lemon

juice from half a lemon

4 oz. roll of goat cheese

Place all ingredients in a large skillet over low heat and warm gently, stirring often, until fragrant. Place the cheese into a decorative bowl or onto a rimmed platter and ladle the olives over and around the cheese.  Serve with crackers or crostini.