Thursday, September 2, 2010

Romano's macaroni gill's rosmary bread

I got bored this afternoon and decided to make some rosemary bread. i don't know if any of you have been to the macaroni grill before but they serve this divine rosemary bread when you get there so i am making an attempt of recreating it. we will see how it turns out. right now it is rising on the stove. and after about an hour i will put it in the oven. yay! here is the recipe in case you are interested.
Servings:2 loaves

* 1 tablespoon yeast
* 1 tablespoon sugar
* 1 cup warm water
* 2 1/2 cups flour
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 2 tablespoons rosemary
* 2 tablespoons butter

Prep Time: 2 1/4 hrs

Total Time: 2 1/2 hrs

1 Place yeast, sugar and water in large bowl or food processor and allow mixture to become bubbly.
2 Mix in 1 T butter, salt, and 2 cups of flour.
3 Add one tablespoon of the fresh chopped rosemary.
4 Knead for about 10 minutes by hand or in food processor about 5 minutes until smooth and elastic.
5 Add more flour if necessary.
6 Oil a bowl, put dough in it and cover with a towel.
7 Let dough rise in a warm place for one hour until doubled.
8 Punch down dough and divide in half.
9 Let dough rest about 5 minutes.
10 Spray baking pan or cookie sheet with cooking spray.
11 Shape the dough into 2 small rounded oval loaves.
12 Sprinkle remaining 1 Tablespoon of rosemary over the loaves and press lightly into the surface.
13 Let loaves rise again until doubled, about 45 minutes.
14 Preheat oven to 375°F.
15 Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until lightly browned.
16 Carefully remove from oven, brush with remaining butter (and salt if desired.).

okay i tried out the bread and it is heavenly i love it.