Sunday, August 17, 2008

Johnny Carino's Olive Oil for Dipping Bread


Here is the recipe I promised last week. Everytime I go to Johnny Carino's, I scarf on the bread. This dipping oil with the roasted garlic is like nothing else I've ever tasted. The texture of the chewy, crunchy garlic is a sensory experience as well. You can even chop and roast the garlic several days ahead and keep it in an airtight container. Or maybe just a ziploc bag if you ever want to be able to use your container again without it making everything smell like garlic.

Oops, I did that.

If you are on a low carb diet you should probably just click on outta here right now, before you do something you'll regret later. Shoot, I could probably say this about all my recipes.

13 comments:

  1. oh my goodness, thank you!!! i love their bread and olive oil dip, i have to make this now!

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  2. Do you know how the bread is made or what's in it that I can experiment

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  3. Do you know the bread recipe or what's in it so I can experiment??

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  4. This blog post is very strange. When I went to print it out, it tried to print 16 copies of the same page.

    When I tried to look at it with my iPhone, you couldn't see the ingredients because the image kept trying to reposition itself off the page even when i tried to scroll.

    The recipe is excellent, though.

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  5. Carino's removed all of the dishes I liked from their menu, so the only reason to go there (for me) was the garlic. And now I can make it myself. Thank you!! I burned the garlic on my first try and it was still excellent.

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  6. how do you keep the garlic from sticking to the parchment paper?

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    1. The garlic is most sticky when it isn't completely roasted. I let it cool on the parchment paper and then scrape the stuck parts off with the edge of a spatula or a dough scraper.

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  7. hey i work at carinos and the oil is just made up of the garlic, basis, salt, thyme, oregano, and pepper. the bread has a beer base.

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  8. Store the roasted garlic in a glass jar with a metal lid...the garlic smell will not linger in the glass after you wash it.

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  9. store the garlic in a glass jar. the glass will not retain the smell after it is washed.

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