*Important: be sure to remove all traces of garlic from the pan before adding the next round or you’ll have a bunch of tiny charred garlic pieces in the pan.
You want the surface to have begun to get a little crispy and golden. But you have to watch it, too! Don’t let the garlic burn and turn black. Delicate balance. If the garlic seems to be turning brown too quickly (stove heat and the pan you use can vary the results), just discard the garlic before you soak the bread in the butter—it’ll still have a strong garlic flavor!
By the way, you can omit the garlic from this recipe if you don’t tolerate it well.
10. When all the pieces are toasted, spread 1/4 of the cheese mixture on each piece.
11. Then just pop the pan into the oven for about 10 minutes, or until the cheese is nice and bubbly!