Companion Panzanella

A terrific summer salad that takes just minutes to put together and takes advantage of all the great offerings of summer in St. Louis. Made especially easy with our new Garlic Parmesan Bread Dipping Oil.
Ingredients:
2 cups Companion bread, cubed
2 cups summer varietal tomatoes, diced
½ cup cucumber, thinly sliced
½ cup red onion, thinly sliced
6 leaves basil, torn
½ cup Companion Garlic Parmesan Dipping Oil
pinch kosher salt
pinch cracked pepper
Preheat oven to 350. Lightly toast bread cubes, about 10 minutes. While bread is in the oven, prepare tomatoes, cucumber, red onion and basil and gently combine with the dipping oil in a mixing bowl. Remove bread, let cool slightly and then add to salad. Season with salt and pepper. Let stand, turning occasionally, for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy with your favorite grilled meats or with soup for a simple summer meal.
Serves 4
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Seasoned Bread Crumbs

Watch Josh Allen, owner of Companion, demonstrate how to make seasoned bread crumbs. The perfect solution to leftover bread, this recipe is fun and easy to make! Get the full recipe below. Seasoned Bread Crumbs Recipe Leftover Crostinis (You can also use Companion French Baguette, Pain Beaucaire, Cibatta, or Farm Bread) 1 Cup Parmesan Cheese Optional- salt, pepper, basil, oregano, parsley, thyme In a food processor, mix leftover crostinis and parmesan cheese. Add any other additional seasoning. Mix them together and you’re done!
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Companion Bread Pudding

Check out Josh preparing some yummy bread pudding! A great way to use up stale breads, and makes a delicious dessert. Get the full recipe below. Bread Pudding 1 pint Half ‘n Half 1 pint Heavy Cream 5 Eggs 2 ½ cups Granulated Sugar 1 cup Brown Sugar ½ teaspoon Cinnamon ½ teaspoon Nutmeg ½ teaspoon Salt 2 teaspoon Vanilla 1 lb. Brioche, Croissants, Cinnamon Rolls, etc. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slowly warm half ‘n half and heavy cream over medium heat in small saucepot until just before boiling. Do not scald. Meanwhile tear bread and/or pastries into small pieces and place in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs, both sugars, spices, salt and vanilla to bowl over bread. Slowly pour hot cream mixture and combine. Let stand 20 minutes. Place in casserole dish and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on your oven. Spoon into individual servings bowls and dust with powered sugar.
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Grilled Bread

Watch as Josh Allen, owner of Companion, demonstrates the perfect solution to stale bread- grilling it! Although it is a simple process, there are certin breads that make especially great breads once their life becomes a little stale. Read the instructions below. Grilled Bread Instructions Cut desired bread diagonally, in half horizontally, or in slices. Lightly coat with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and set directly on hot grill.
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