Cheese bread

My Mom had her sixtieth birthday last week!

Mom's BirthdayI know my Dad’s going to appreciate this picture of him lounging in the background, ha! We got my Mom a fancy teapot (because she collects teapots)…and:

Mom's BirthdayA photo album of pictures from our trip to California. I think she was quite impressed that we got it put together with only about a two week turn around.

We also made Mostaccioli (her birthday dinner tradition) with salad and bread. We also made appetizers one of which was this tasty dish:

Cheese BreadMy uncle made this when we were in California and my sister and I have been looking for an opportunity to make it again. When we served it on my Mom’s birthday, and there wasn’t a slice left.

I don’t have exact measurements, so you’ll want to taste as you go…I can tell you to not go too heavy on the garlic salt.


About 1/2-1 cup of mayonnaise

8 oz cheddar cheese block, grated

1 tsp Lawry’s garlic salt

Sourdough bread (about 7 slices)


Preheat oven to 350. Toast the sourdough bread. Mix together the mayo, cheese, and salt and divide among the toasted bread and spread. Bake until cheese is mainly melted, then broil until it’s bubbly on top.

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