Steve Hope was my boss for a time when I worked as a film inspector at ABC-TV in Hollywood in the early 1960s. He used to bring this bread to work sometimes, and I liked it well enough to ask him for the recipe—which in fact was his wife Betty’s.
Hope now has his own film-editing company, I learned when I tracked him down recently to ask his permission to use the recipe, and he remembers me well. This, I assume, is because I was always getting in trouble for one thing or another at ABC. Like staying out too long for lunch.
Carefully slice bread into thirds lengthwise.
Blend all remaining ingredients together well, then spread evenly on all cut surfaces of bread and reassemble loaf.
Wrap loosely in aluminum foil and
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