Garlic Bread



soft baguette, or French bread loaf
1 stick (¼ lb or a bit over 100g) of butter
3 cloves garlic, peeled
For you garlic lovers, add one or more cloves of garlic



  1. Place oven rack to middle setting, preheat to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Using a bread knife, cut baguette in half, lengthwise, then cut diagonal slices towards the bottom but not all the way through.
  3. With a garlic crusher or chef’s knife, mince the peeled garlic cloves.
  4. In a medium bowl, soften butter in a microwave. Around 10-15 seconds.
  5. With a fork, mash minced garlic into softened butter and mix until even.
  6. With a butter knife, spread butter mix onto both halves of bread and in the diagonal cuts
  7. Wrap each half with foil, and place in oven on middle rack. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Remove bread from oven, remove foil, serve fairly quickly before it cools.