This is an easy salad that’s totally doable on a weeknight. Wash and spin the lettuce dry up to 5 days in advance; store it in a zip top container with a paper towel.
You can bake the croutons up to 5 days in advance. Store them in an airtight container at room temperature. To make garum, see the State Bird garum recipe
. Homemade umami mayonnaise
is always nice in the dressing if you want to send it over the top!