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Herb-Topped Bread

Photo: Van Chaplin; Styling: Rebecca Kracke Gordon
Prep time 5 mins
Bake time 5 mins
Yield

Ingredients

  • 1 French baguette
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • dill weed, flat-leaf parsley sprigs, chives, or thyme leaves

How to Make It

  1. Purchase a French baguette or some other type of artisan bread from a local bakery. Stir together 1 egg white and 1 Tbsp. water. Brush egg white mixture on top of bread; press fresh herbs onto dampened bread. Secure the herbs by gently brushing additional egg mixture on top. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until bread surface is dry.

  2. * The best fresh herb choices include dill weed, flat-leaf parsley sprigs, chives, and thyme leaves.