the plan is make the salad, the dressing, and the toasted goat cheese rounds covered in bread crumbs, and pack them up for a picnic. does that sound reasonable? or is this the type of recipe that loses a lot if the goat cheese is not really warm?
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To make ahead, prepare through step 2, cover, and chill. Before baking, let bread mixture stand at room temperature 10 minutes while the oven preheats. Then assemble and bake. The cook time will increase by about 10 minutes. Garnish with parsley.