Simple. Easy. Delicious. This bread really makes the garlic the star of the show.
from bonappetit.com, serves 4
1 head garlic, cloves peeled
1/2 cup butter
1 cup grated parmesan
2 tsp. chopped oregano
1 tsp. lemon zest
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
kosher salt, to taste
Cook garlic in butter in a small covered saucepan over medium-low heat until golden brown and very soft, 15-20 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl and allow to cool.
Add cheese, oregano, lemon zest and red pepper flakes to garlic, and mash to a paste. Season with kosher salt.
Heat broiler. Slice baguette in half lengthwise, then crosswise. Broil, cut side down, on a foil-lined baking sheet until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
Let cool slightly, then spread cut side with garlic paste. Broil until cheese is golden and bubbling, about 2 minutes.