1 Stick butter - softened
Fresh garlic - chopped fine
Fresh parsley - chopped fine
Fresh Grated cheese - Parmesan and/or Romano (I half of each)
Salt and fresh ground black pepper
Ground hot pepper flakes - just a small pinch - optional
Place ingredients in bowl (all ingredients to taste ) and mix well. Let stand several hours or overnight.
French or Italian bread loaf
Slice loaf French or Italian bread long ways. Butter both halves with softened garlic butter. Place both halves on cookie sheet. Place under broiler till browned. Serve on side with meal.
Tip: Use any left over garlic butter to top broiled steaks or on top hot cooked veggies.
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