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All-Purpose Garlic Crostini

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1 baguette
1/3 cup olive oil
2 chubby cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Cut the baguette into 1/4-inch-thick round slices. Whisk the olive oil, garlic, black pepper, salt and cayenne in a small bowl. Brush each side of the bread rounds with the olive oil mixture. Arrange the slices in a single layer on a baking sheet.

Bake the prepared bread rounds in preheated 350-degree oven for 20 minutes, turning the rounds over half-way into the baking time. Remove crostini from oven when they are golden brown and crisp. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

- Recipe courtesy of Sue Doeden

 

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