garlic cloves, peeled
parmesan cheese, grated
Add garlic cloves to beef broth in saucepan; cover
and simmer 15 minutes, or until garlic is soft.
Remove garlic and reserve; add water and sherry to broth and heat to serving temperature.
Toast bread on one side under broiler; remove and spread untoasted side with butter.
Mash reserved garlic and spread over bread; sprinkle with cheese.
Broil toast until brown and bubbly, about 30 seconds.
Place a piece of toast in each of the four soup bowls; ladle hot soup over and serve.