Have you ever thought about how carbohydrates and cheese form the basis of all the best food?
Pasta! Lasagna! Baguette! Pizza!
Mac and cheese, anyone? Grilled cheese? Garlic bread? Casserole? Cheese and crackers!
This bread cuts right to the point. It feeds you what you want to eat: carbs and cheese.
Well, all those elaborations, all those apologies, all those worries about calories, they just aren't necessary.
What is necessary is this bread. With cheese.
Oh, and onions.
Garlic Onion Cheesy Bread (adapted from Food Wanderings in Asia)
1 loaf of soft, fresh bread
1 stick butter, melted
1/8 c olive oil
3 t minced onion
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 T dijon mustard
1 T poppy seeds
12 oz grated cheese
Preheat the oven to 350 F.
Mix the melted butter, olive oil, onion, garlic, mustard, and poppy seeds in a bowl.
Slash the bread with X slices, making cubes without cutting all the way through the crust.
Pour the butter mixture into the X cracks and over the top of the bread. Fill the cracks with the grated cheese.
Wrap the loaf with foil, sealing it in and bake for 15 - 20 minutes. Remove from oven and unwrap, and then bake for another 10 minutes to crisp up the cheese.