Nothing makes our Daily Salad sing quite like giant cubes of bread, sautéed in olive oil.
At the Academy, we've long realized that simple luxuries make the mundane sparkle. An effortless sleight of hand in the almighty cast-iron skillet gives a guilt-free lunch the illusion of indulgence. A bowl of vegetables, particularly those perfectly in season, should never bore anyone to tears. In fact, it could be the very thing that carries you from the salad days of Summer to the Autumn's longing embrace.
For a superlative salad, start with late Summer's leafy greens and slices of ripe fruit, gently tossed with roasted early Fall vegetables. Just add Croutons. Here's the secret: don't skimp on the EVOO! And always remember, "A cold crouton is a useless crouton."