Sunday, November 10, 2013

Leftover Buns? Make Frozen Garlic Bread for Later!

Why this never occurred to me I have no idea.

I always make things in my apartment like hamburgers or other sandwiches, yet I never have buns and always opt to eat them on bread.  My reasoning for not having buns on hand is that I can't get through a whole pack without them getting moldy.

Problem solved!

All you need to do is put a thin smear of butter on them, top them with a light dusting of garlic or a garlic cheese topper (I use Shipshewanna brand, but McCormick makes a pretty good one too) which is a combination of cheese dust, garlic, and herbs.  Put them out on a cookie sheet and pop them in your freezer.  I left mine in for a couple hours because I went shopping.

I transferred mine to a large Ziploc bag to store them in.  Now, whenever I want some garlic bread, I simply grab out a couple of pieces and bake them at 350 for 8 or so minutes. 

This gets the outer crust crispy while still having a soft buttery center.  Alternatively, you could broil them to get them more brown on top, but you will need to watch them carefully.

I like this so much better than getting that garlic toast out of the box because you can control the amount of butter that goes on it.  Don't get me wrong I love me some butter, but I do not want my garlic toast to be swimming in it. 

As a bonus, when you only use a little butter you can get away with using them as sandwich buns after toasting too, every now and then.  That would make a chicken sandwich just a little more festive at times, Pin It Now!


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