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The BEST Garlic Bread – Southern Chew


Good proportions of actual butter and recent garlic mix to make this recipe the Greatest Garlic Bread ever! It’s smooth and gooey within the center and crispy and crunchy throughout the perimeters.

pieces of garlic bread

I do know, I do know. I hate it when people name their recipes “the perfect,” too. However, y’all! This significantly is the perfect. I imply, it begins with a stick and a half of butter, for goodness’ sake! How can that be flawed?

Yeah, it’s just a little decadent… maybe even over-the-top. But when I’m going to eat some garlic bread, I would like GOOD garlic bread. No, I would like GREAT garlic bread. Scratch that… I would like THE BEST garlic bread.

whole loaf of garlic bread

I made this the opposite night time and as I used to be wiping the buttery goodness from my face and remarking about how scrumptious it was (my household hates it once I say the meals I make is scrumptious – they name me braggadocios), I spotted I haven’t shared this tremendous simple recipe with y’all. So, right here ya go…

Actually, the one problem in making this recipe is discovering the correct bread. Now, I’m certain there are many completely different breads that can work, however for the proportions to be correct, you must discover bread that’s near what I describe right here.

The issue is… it’s kinda laborious to explain.

It’s a fairly generic loaf of bread. It’s usually referred to as French bread, nevertheless it’s not baguette. I’ve seen it labeled Italian bread, nevertheless it’s not tremendous Italian. It’s lengthy, large, and fluffy with a skinny and crusty exterior. Am I being imprecise sufficient?

sliced garlic bread in a bowl

Within the check kitchen, we use what I name the “Walmart rule.” Merely put, it signifies that for those who can’t discover an ingredient at Walmart, we normally received’t use it in a recipe. Does that restrict us some? Certain it does, however there’s an vital purpose it exists.

I would like all of the recipes discovered on Southern Chew to be approachable, simple, and accessible. I would like the substances in our recipes to be inexpensive, easy, and simple to seek out. And the truth is that 90% of Individuals are inside 15 miles of a Walmart. So, likelihood is, in the event that they promote it in Walmart, 90 % of my readers have entry to it.

Now, this rule has its limitations. White Lily flour, although discovered in all places down on this a part of the nation, is fairly laborious to stand up north. However, it’s been a fairly dependable commonplace up till this level.

sliced garlic bread

So, why all of this babble about Walmart? Nicely, as a result of Walmart sells this bread within the bakery part and labels it French bread. Is {that a} completely correct label? Most likely not. However if you wish to use what I take advantage of on this recipe, run to Walmart and purchase that 14-ounce loaf of French bread within the clear cellophane bag. And even for those who don’t get this at Walmart, the hyperlink above will a minimum of present you what the bread I take advantage of appears to be like like.

sliced garlic bread

In terms of the garlic on this recipe, be certain to make use of recent garlic. Don’t go for the jarred, frozen, or stuff in a tube. Yeah, it is going to all work, however the taste simply received’t be the identical.

Sure, I take advantage of 4 cloves of garlic. I would like *GARLIC* bread… not garlic bread. 😂

And whereas I’m an enormous fan of a garlic press, for this bread, I like to make use of a knife to finely mince the garlic. There’s one thing about these little toasty chunks of garlic that simply makes this style so significantly better.

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