4 oz anchovies3 T Dijon mustard
2 oz garlic, chopped
4 egg yolks
1/2 c red wine vinegar
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1 c Parmesan cheese
1 qt olive oil
1 t black pepper
salt, to taste
12 c Romaine lettuce
STEP ONE: Prepare Croutons (Optional)-- Cut a loaf of stale bread into 1/4-inch cubes. Season with melted butter, thyme, basil, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bake until crisp.
STEP TWO: Prepare Caesar Salad Dressing--
In a large bowl, grind anchovies to a paste-like consistency. Stir in all remaining ingredients except Romaine lettuce.
STEP THREE: Tear Romaine lettuce into large pieces and place in large bowl. Pour salad dressing over lettuce and toss salad. Serve immediately.