Electronic gourmet's garlic bread

Yield: 1 loaf

Measure Ingredient
¼ pounds Butter, soften to room temp.
1 clove Garlic, peeled and crushed
1 x Loaf French Bread, 18\" long

1) Blend garlic with butter and let stand at room temperature 1 hour.

2) About ½ hour before serving, preheat oven to 375 F.

3) Meanwhile, slice bread 1 inch thick, cutting to but not through the bottom and holding knife at a slight angle.

4) Spread both sides of each slice with garlic butter and wrap loaf snugly

in heavy foil. Place on a baking sheet and warm 20-25 minutes.

5) Unwrap and serve in a long napkin wrapped bread basket, or break into

chunks and serve in a round napkin wrapped basket.

Variations: =========== Herbed Garlic Bread: Mix 1 ts minced parsely and ¼ ts each of thyme and oregano or marjoram into garlic butter and proceed as above.

Cheese Garlic Bread:

Mix 1 tb grated parmesan, ¼ ts salt, ⅛ ts pepper and ¼ ts each of savory and oregano or thyme into garlic butter and proceed as above.

Curry or Chili Garlic Bread:

Mix 1 to 2 ts curry or chili powder into garlic butter and proceed as above.

Hints: ======

You can freeze before baking. On serving day open foil and bake at 350 F for 15 minutes.

You can also use a microwave.

Typed for you by Peggy and Bruce Travers,Cyberealm BBS Watertown NY 315-786-1120

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