6 ea ¨ö inch-thick thick Italian bread
Extra virgin olive oil
1 ea large garlic clove, peeled
Grill as many bread slices as will fit in a single layer (preferably over charcoal or wood). Cook until they are golden brown, turning only once (3 - 5 minutes); slightly charred edges are good. Remove the bruschetta and lightly coat with olive oil. Rub the garlic clove lightly over one side of the bread to flavor it.
* The bruschetta can be prepared in a 450¢ªf oven.
Prosciutto & Fig
10-12 ea ripe fresh green or black figs
6-8 ea long, thin slices of prosciutto
Freshly ground black pepper