Crusty garlic bread

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Dry yeast
1 cup Warm water
1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
6 eaches Crushed garlic cloves
4 cups Unbleached white flour
3 tablespoons Wheatgerm

Dissolve the yeast in the water in a bowl. Add salt, oil & garlic.

Stir in 3 c flour & wheatgerm. Mix with a fork.

Sprinkle ¼ c flour on a board & turn out the dough, coating it with the flour. Then knead, adding another ¼ c flour gradually. Knead for a couple of minutes. Let rise till it has doubled in size.

Punch down & let it rest for a while. Roll the dough into a 13 inch length.

Set the bread on an oiled sheet. Let proof for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 375F & bake for 45 to 55 minutes.

Anne Lerner, "Breads You Wouldn't Believe"

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