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White bread in a long, crisp loaf.
- ‘For this, she sliced a loaf of French bread and topped each slice with prepared red pepper pesto mix and Parmesan cheese and toasted the bread in a 375-degree oven for about 8 minutes.’
- ‘I'd live on French bread, drink cheap white wine, and scam free rooms.’
- ‘The recipe will make delicious French bread with or without the steam generator and oven insert.’
- ‘Lastly he placed a loaf of French bread in the oven to warm.’
- ‘I served it in bowls with French bread and a white wine.’
- ‘In El Paso we had bought Ramen noodles, tuna fish, cheese, salami, French bread and other goodies to consume on the train.’
- ‘Another optional extra is a slice of French bread placed in the bowl before ladling in the soup.’
- ‘The starter was inspired by a little place on Brighton beach which sells fresh mackerel flash-grilled and served in a chunk of French bread with some salad; Russell's version is a bit more upmarket and even harder to eat with any dignity.’
- ‘The French bread, though adequate, could be better.’
- ‘He's got a travel brochure for Israel under his arm like a Parisian carrying his loaf of French bread.’
- ‘She hands me a plain brown bag which appears to hold a loaf of French bread, or something very similar.’
- ‘But she soon came out clutching a long loaf of French bread and took up a softball stance.’
- ‘He took out a loaf of French bread from the shelves and pointed it at you.’
- ‘Caitlin Davis was working at the counter with Helen Crane, cutting a loaf of French bread.’
- ‘We knew he couldn't get good French bread in the city at that time.’
- ‘This alone should be reason enough for us to pack the car boot with French bread and bubbly cider.’
- ‘On the rim of the sizeable bowl sat four thin slices of crisp French bread which we took at first to be garlic bread.’
- ‘To go with these items there were three salad dressings plus garlic bread or French bread.’
- ‘There's nothing better than a bottle of wine, a big loaf of French bread with balsamic vinegar, good olive oil, maybe some roasted garlic and peppers.’
- ‘Over dinner he watched Stacey demolish a grilled red snapper, a generous portion of steamed rice and half a loaf of crusty French bread.’
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