Recipe #2: Bruschetta with Fresh Herbs
Makes 8 large slices
1. Heat broiler or light grill fire.
5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1 tablespoon fresh minced oregano or thyme
1 tablespoon minced fresh sage leaves
Ground black pepper
1 loaf chewy country-style bread (approximately a 12-by-5-inch loaf), sliced crosswise into 1-inch thick pieces, ends removed
1 large clove of garlic, peeled
2. Mix oil, herbs, and salt and pepper to taste in small bowl. Set aside.
3. Broil or grill bread until golden brown on both sides. Place toast slices on large platter, rub garlic over tops, brush with herb oil, and serve immediately.