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How to Keep Your Crostini Recipe From Getting Soggy

By stacy ling

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Keeping your crostini crisp all comes down to two key principles: moisture control and timing. Here are some tips to prevent sogginess:

Bread Choice: Opt for a crusty bread like baguette, ciabatta, or sourdough with a dry crumb. Avoid soft or airy loaves.

Toasting: Toast the bread thoroughly until golden brown  and completely dry. Consider a double toast if the toppings are  particularly juicy.

Toppings:  Add wet ingredients, like tomatoes or  cheese, just before serving. Pre-chop and drain any watery toppings like  marinated vegetables.

Fat Layer: Use spreads like olive oil, pesto, or garlic rub as a barrier between the bread and wet toppings.

Storage:  Store untoasted crostini in an airtight  container at room temperature for up to 3 days. Toast them just before  serving. Store topped crostini in the refrigerator for a maximum of 2  hours

Assemble & Serve: Assemble your crostini just before serving to minimize the time the bread spends in contact with wet ingredients.

Portion Control:  Consider making smaller bite-sized crostini that are eaten all at once, minimizing time for sogginess to set in.

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