Garlic bread  is so retro, so seventies, so easy to make,  that we forget why everyone enjoys it.  Home-made garlic bread is the first thing everyone reaches for at the table.    Five ingredients, three steps, that’s all you need to bake up an unforgettable loaf that puts grocery-store versions to shame.

: side dish
Cuisine: retro cuisine
: 6
An unforgettable loaf that puts groacery=store versions to shame.
  • 1 loaf soft Italian or French style bread (about 12 ounces) unsliced
  • 6 tablespoons (3 ounces) unsalted butter
  • 2 fat cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  1. Heat oven to 400 F. Slice the loaf into 1-inch-slices without cutting all the way through the bread.
  2. Melt the butter in a small sauce pan over medium heat.
  3. Add the garlic and cook stirring often until fragrant, about one or two minutes. Let cool slightly.
  4. Add the parsley and ½ tsp salt.
  5. Brush the butter mixture between the slices and wrap the loaf in foil
  6. Bake until warmed through, ten to fifteen minutes.
  7. Oven the foil and bake until lightly toasted on top, five to seven minutes more.
  8. Serve warm


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