My Blooming Breakfast!….Blooming Garlic Mushroom Bread

Given that I am almost always out of the house almost twice a week, the truth is, if you could give me just the hint of an excuse or  an inkling of a reason, I will most probably find an excuse to politely and quietly back out of social plans that involve more than four people I don’t know. Nope, I am most certainly not anti-social but I have this thing about putting myself in social situations where I will, no doubt, be awkward and weird.

One excuse is that I could say, I have this bread that is  full of butter, garlic, mushrooms and cheese, cheese, cheese perfectly blooming in the oven which I know is not an excuse at all and it would just make me sound more awkward and weird…hah!

Let me think about a few rock solid excuses….

One, traffic and my location. Most of those social plans that come up happens in the busiest city in the metro which is a place I am 2 hours away from whether I take a car or the train.

Two, night time. I don’t like going home alone at 10 – 11pm. So unless it’s a Saturday or Sunday night and I can bring a friend with me. It’s an absolute no.

Three, Fall is happening and I am neck- deep in my things-to-do and things-to-buy and my things-to-cook list…This makes me wish there’s 100 hours each day for me to be able to finish all of them.

I am just lucky I made it through Halloween. Sigh.

This is why I need something blooming to cheer me up, specially on a Sunday morning.

No, flowers won’t do. It has to be something I could eat and share with somebody….

 

Blooming Bread is definitely called for this morning. Sorry, it wasn’t a full bloom, my first time to try it.


My Blooming Breakfast!....Blooming Garlic Mushroom Bread
 
Ingredients
  • sourdough or any round bread
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic,minced
  • ½ cup mushroom, sliced
  • ¾ cup mozzarella cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
Directions
  1. Carefully cut through bread in 1-inch intervals both ways (criss-cross), stopping about a ½-inch or so before cutting all the way through. Set aside.
  2. Heat butter and garlic in a non-stick skillet, until butter is completely infused with the flavor of garlic. Add mushroom and sauté for a few minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the three kinds cheese and mix well. Carefully insert these cheese mixture in between the cuts in your bread. Make sure to tuck it in.
  4. Top it with the mushroom-garlic-butter mixture, make sure you drizzle all the butter in the pan.
  5. Bake in the oven at 350° F until cheese is bubbly and bread has “bloomed“
  6. Share with somebody you love and enjoy.

WARNING: This is highly addictive. I’m actually thinking of my next blooming bread recipe.

 

Comments

  1. Maureen says

    I’m not always comfortable in roomsful of people I don’t know.  This little voice goes off in my head that says, “why are you here and why would anyone want to talk to you?”  and then I start talking and I’m fine. 

    I wouldn’t go out at all if I had this bread though.

  2. justonecookbook says

    I have never seen anything like this! What a creative idea and I love garlic, mushrooms and cheese with bread!

  3. says

    Oh my gosh Peachy! This looks so good! I’m going to be brave and try it out this weekend, and hopefully, I don’t blow it up, literally! :P

    I’m glad I live in a small town and you can get to anywhere within 15 minutes, 20 minutes medium traffic, 45 minutes really heavy traffic, but that rarely happens :P, it makes going to social events less of a hassle and more fun. :D

  4. Nancy says

    just merely looking at it, i thought its some sort of a pie, hehe…
    anyway, I’m for both mushroom and garlic i bet your blooming breakfast here would taste great!

  5. Vinzonmaryanne says

    Thanks for sharing your recipe with us.It is really looks delicious with many kinds of cheese.Cheese and mushrooms are my favorites.

  6. Adin Blankenship says

    Oh! That looks really good. Love, love, love that. I want me some. I actually did something like a bread bowl in a sourdough bread and boy was it good. Hmmm.. yours look good and lotsa mushrooms. I feel like I want to make something like this around our Thanksgiving break. Hmmmm… Something to make for breakfast with hot chocolate. Perfect for this cold weather. :) Thanks for sharing!

  7. darnold23 says

    This bread looks soooo good.  I just wanted to stop by and say thanks for linking up to Merry Merry Munchies at Dining With Debbie.  I hope to see you back again very soon.  Enter the giveaway again this week for another chance to win.

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