Gorgonzola Garlic Bread

READY IN: 48hrs 25mins




  • Garlic Oil:
  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Wrap garlic head in foil and roast in middle of oven until tender, about 45 minutes.
  • Carefully unwrap garlic and cool.
  • Horizontally halve garlic head and arrange, cut sides down, in a small bowl with oil.
  • Let mixture stand, covered and chilled, 2 to 3 days to infuse oil with garlic flavor.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • In a saucepan boil cream, stirring occasionally, until reduced to about 1/2 cup.
  • Add Gorgonzola and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until cheese melts and sauce is smooth.
  • Remove pan from heat and keep sauce warm, covered.
  • Horizontally halve baguette and arrange, cut sides up, on a baking sheet.
  • Broil bread 2 to 3 inches from heat until golden. (If crust is soft, you may broil crust side of baguette as well.)
  • Brush cut sides of baguette with garlic oil and season with salt.
  • Cut baguette crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices.
  • Pour warm Gorgonzola sauce onto center of a large plate and arrange roasted garlic bread slices around sauce.