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Caesar Salad and Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing

 4 cups day-old bread, torn into 3/4-inch pieces
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1 head lettuce, chopped
 ¼ cup finely shredded parmesan
 ¾ cup mayonnaise
 1 ½ tbsp fresh lemon juice
 1 tsp Dijon mustard
 1 tsp Worcestershire
 ¼ cup finely grated parmesan
 2 garlic cloves, minced (2 tsp)
 • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

• Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place bread pieces close together on a rimmed 18 by 13-inch then drizzle slowly and evenly with olive oil, then toss to coat.

• Spread bread across a baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown and crisp, tossing once halfway through, about 15 - 20 minutes total.

• Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl whisk together mayonnaise, lemon juice, dijon mustard, Worcestershire, anchovies, garlic, 1/4 cup parmesan and season with salt and pepper to taste (you may only need a pinch of salt, then about scant 1/2 tsp pepper).

• Place lettuce in a large bowl, pour in the dressing then toss to evenly coat with dressing, then toss in croutons and remaining parmesan.

• Serve salad immediately.