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Old 09-01-2015, 02:54 PM   #1
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Thick Country Bread

I'm making a home made Ceaser salad with home made garlic croutons. The croutons call for "Thick country bread" What do I use, as I have never seen a package called "Thick country bread"

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Old 09-01-2015, 03:02 PM   #2
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Did it say which country?

Find yourself a loaf of some kind of crusty bread, slice it thick, then cube it.

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Old 09-01-2015, 03:14 PM   #3
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I usually use French bread when I make croutons. You can find it in any grocery store. I think by country bread, they just mean a sturdy loaf of bread rather than the soft squishy kind.
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Old 09-01-2015, 03:22 PM   #4
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I make croutons of whatever bread I have left over.
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:55 PM   #5
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We make croutons from both a rustic white bread and rustic brown bread.
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Old 09-03-2015, 06:21 AM   #6
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Texas Toast may be something you can use, although I'm not sure of its availability everywhere. It can be bought in the bread aisle at the grocery store where I live here in Georgia. It's basically just thick sliced white bread. It's about double the thickness of normal white bread. A lot of country restaurants around here will serve it buttered as the bread item of an entrée.

I used to work at a steakhouse when I lived in Louisiana and they made their croutons from normal white sandwich bread. For whatever reason, I remember specifically that they used Evangeline Maid brand sandwich bread, which is sold widely in South Louisiana. Those croutons were quite good, too.

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