How do you keep homemade croutons crispy?

To keep croutons crispy, make sure they are properly stored!
  1. Store croutons in a zip-closure bag with all the air removed from the bag before sealing. Air or humidity will cause the croutons to become stale.
  2. Store croutons at room temperature.

What bread is croutons made of?

For the best croutons, seek out a crusty loaf of bread with great flavor. I love to use my favorite whole grain sourdough from our local bakery. French bread works very well. You could even use a loaf of rye bread or homemade cornbread if its unique flavors will complement your meal.

Are croutons just stale bread?

Some croutons are prepared with the addition of cheese. Nearly any type of bread—in a loaf or pre-sliced, with or without crust—may be used to make croutons. Dry or stale bread or leftover bread is usually used instead of fresh bread. Once prepared, the croutons will remain fresh far longer than unprepared bread.

How does Rachael Ray Make croutons?

DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Heat garlic and oil over low heat and melt butter into the oil.
  3. Place the bread in a large bowl and toss with garlic oil and butter.
  4. Season with pepper, Parmesan and thyme.
  5. Spread croutons evenly on baking sheet and bake until crisp and golden. (15 – 25 minutes).

What do you eat croutons with?

Croutons are usually eaten in a salad, but there are other ways to eat them as well.

Here are some soups that go especially well with croutons:
  1. Tomato.
  2. French Onion.
  3. Beer Cheese.
  4. Gazpacho.
  5. Cream of Potato and Cheddar.
  6. Creamy Cauliflower.
  7. Broccoli and Cheese.

How long do homemade croutons last?

How long do homemade croutons last? Depending on how dry and crisp your croutons are, they will last for up to a week in an airtight container, but will be at their best for the first two days. You can refresh them in the oven for a few minutes to crisp up again if you like.