Gilroy, California Garlic Bread

Annacia *

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@Annacia

Gilroy, California, is the garlic capital of the universe—the only place where you can hang a steak outside on a clothesline to marinate in the garlic fumes from nearby fields and processing plants. This bread is loaded with garlic flavor, has a wonderful consistency, and is guaranteed to keep vampires away. Time includes rising.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
(2 1/2 teaspoon) package active dry yeast
1/4 c
warm water
1 c
cottage cheese, warmed (preferably small curd)
6
garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 large
egg
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
dried oregano
2 tsp
sugar
1 tsp
garlic or 1 teaspoon onion salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soften the yeast in the water in a large bowl.
2
Add the cottage cheese, garlic, egg, oil, oregano, sugar, salt, and baking soda and stir well.
3
Add the flour to the mixture, blend well, and put in a warm place to rise, loosely covered, until doubled in size.
4
Stir the dough down and turn out into a well-greased, 2-quart casserole dish. Let rise for another 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 350°F
5
Bake the bread for 40 minutes, or until the top is lightly browned, then let rest for 10 minutes. Slice and serve warm.
6
Note: If you wish, you can add some chopped fresh parsley, savory, or basil (1/2 teaspoon each) for a tasty garlic-herb bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Soy Free