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- 2 baguettes or batards or other 2-3-inch wide crusty long-loaves, cut into slices
Pre-heat the oven to 350°F or turn on the broiler.
Arrange the bread slices on cooling racks set over baking sheets. Either char the bread slices under the broiler for a smoky toast or bake until lightly golden for a crispy, drier toast.