I love garlic bread. Well, I love anything garlic, so I guess that’s no surprise. Roasted garlic, garlic pesto, garlic ice cream (well, haven’t tried that one yet). But seriously, who doesn’t like garlic bread (carb dodgers do not apply). Split a loaf of French bread sandwich style and serve it open face. Warm gooey bread, spread with garlic, spices and a little cheese for extra measure. Or cut parallel slits almost all the way through the loaf, fill the pockets, bake and rip off slices as you go. How could you possible go wrong?
As promised, day 1 of recipes from Saturday Night’s dinner party.When cooking for a group, especially with courses involved, I follow the KISS methodology–keep it simple “silly”. Anything that can be prepared in advance and then set out with no prep work is ideal. Same with the main dishes. Baked dishes, roasts, braises are perfect. Sautes, pan fry = too much work!