Roasted Whole Bulb Garlic
3-4whole bulbs of garlic
1 cup water
3 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon of salt
3 bay leaves
1 tablespoon or so of peppercorns
Using a knife trim 1/2 inch off of top bulb. Place garlic in an ovenproof pan.
Drizzle cut surface with a tablespoon olive oil.
Sprinkle with salt.
Pour enought water to come about 1/2 up the sizes of the garlic.
Tuck the bay leave into the pan and sprinkle the peppercorns over garlic.
Cover with foil and bake 1 hour at 375
Remove foil and return to the oven for 15 minutes until lightly browned.
To serve, squeeze bulb.
Pairs Well With
Our family loves it on a good Italian bread just warmed, or on toasted bread for bruschetta