What's not to love? Read this article for more information on why you should make your own homemade croutons.
First, let's talk about what they are.
Croutons are just small pieces of bread that are chopped and then baked.
Some people prefer to fry them instead of baking, so you can fry them as well.
Croutons are very versatile, there are a ton of dishes in which you can use them.
For example, Caesar salad, Panzanella Salad, Butternut Squash Soup, and many other soups and salads.
Croutons are also great for stuffings, so next time you are looking to make stuffing, make your own croutons and use them for the stuffing.
Croutons are great for providing additional texture to these soups and salads.
Here is why you should make your very own homemade croutons instead of buying them: - Save Money! Homemade croutons cost less money then the ones you buy.
Especially since many times you have some old bread, that you can either throw out or make croutons out of.
Don't throw that bread away - you can save money by using it to make homemade croutons! - Don't Throw Food Away! If you don't like throwing out food (and when you throw out food, you throw out your money.
After all, you already paid for the food, and now you are throwing it away.
), then this is another incentive for making your own croutons.
Instead of throwing out the bread, you should make croutons.
- You Control What Goes Into Them.
Do you like garlic? Or Parmesan cheese? Or olive oil? Add them to your croutons! Or do like a particular type of bread, such as rye or sourdough? When you are making your own homemade croutons, you can make any type of croutons, and you can add anything you want to them, such as cheese, garlic, oil, herbs or anything else.