The wintry cold weather outside begs for something warm and fresh right out of the oven, like toasty fragrant garlic bread. While there's nothing wrong with the classic, there are countless ways to reimagine it. Here, 5 great ways to turn your garden-variety garlic bread into something more.
First, make basic garlic bread: In a small saucepan, combine olive oil, butter and minced garlic. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 2 minutes, until very fragrant. Cut a baguette in half and brush the cut sides with the garlic oil. Season with salt. Toast at 375° until golden and crisp.
Then, use it to make one of these quick upgrades: