Stinky Bread

stinky bread7Dudes. Lets talk. One. Now that it’s almost February you are all just about bored of your “diets” also known as “resolutions” yes? As evidenced by my first post of 2012, I’m not so much big on depriving oneself just because its January. Two. It’s almost the Super Bowl which means a) the end of the best time of year b) I finally can accomplish things on Sundays and c) you’re looking for snack recipes. Boom. I gotcha covered. stinky bread6stinky breadstinky bread2stinky bread3stinky bread4So. Stinky bread. It’s not for the faint of heart, I’m not gonna lie. Also, it’s not a recipe, it’s just a thing. It’s a thing that my family does, and I’m thinking your family should start to do it too because it’s a) awesomely delicious b) really dang easy and c) can feed a crowd for less than six bucks. Boom. Again. So let’s get right to it and stop faffing around, shall we? stinky bread5

Stinky Bread(I’m pretty sure my aunt Carrie is the one who came up with this..but it could have been a different family member. who knows.)

Ingredients

  • Butter, softened. I don’t know how much because I don’t know how many people you are feeding!
  • Blue Cheese–twice as much of this as your butter. it’s all about the ratios.
  • Garlic, minced. (1 clove per baguette) um, this is totally optional but also totally delicious. your call
  • Baguette, sliced into 1/2 inch thick pieces

Procedure.

  1. Turn on your broiler. Get excited. In a small bowl, mix together butter, blue cheese and garlic (if using). Schmear this all over your baguette slices. Pop those suckers onto a baking sheet and under the broiler. Keep your eye on them! They only take a minute and you don’t want them to burn! Once they are brown on the edges and the cheese is gooey and bubbly, you should put them on a plate and offer them to your guests/family/friends/significant other/dog or whoever is around. They won’t last long, so you’ll have to head back into the kitchen to make some more, pronto.
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6 responses to “Stinky Bread

  1. I love blue cheese so this sounds amazinggg!! Chris, on the other hand, is not a blue cheese fan… I wonder if this will win him over :) LOL Do you think it makes the smell stronger or not as strong when you put it under the broiler?

    • It will make your house smell like broiled blue cheese.. I’m not sure if it gets stronger or not, but it might permeate farther haha! But seriously give it a try.. I never liked blue cheese until the first time I ate stinky bread! It’s a blue cheese hater-converter!

  2. This looks so good Erin! I love blue cheese, yumm! And the name is hilarious :D

  3. Love this, does not last long in a crowd
    Dad

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