Garlic Sauce

4 cloves garlic
1 tsp salt
1 egg
4 tbs white vinegar
12 slices white bread
1/2 cup olive oil or salad oil
Hot water
1 potato, cooked and mashed

Combine garlic cloves and salt, and mash to a paste with a mortar and pestle. Beat in egg and vinegar.

Remove crusts from bread and crumble slices into a mixing bowl; mix with olive oil and 2 or 3 tablespoons hot water. Add bread to garlic mixture and continue beating. Add additional hot water until mixture is consistency of whipped potatoes. Add mashed potato and beat until smooth.

Yield: About 2 cups.

1 teaspoon garlic salt may be substituted for 4 cloves garlic and 1 teaspoon salt.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana