Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Homemade bread crumbs

Homemade bread crumbs is just about the easiest thing ever, and it's a great way to save money.

We don't particularly care for the heal of the bread so I always have a bread bag full of heals in my freezer.  All those uneaten rolls, hotdog buns, hamburger buns and stale bread ends up there too.  Anything bread that we aren't going to eat gets saved.  We have just enough of bread stuff we don't want to eat to make enough bread crumbs for the year and two huge batches of stuffing for Christmas and Thanksgiving. 

1. Set out all the bread you will be using on a cookie sheet and let it get a bit hard.  This will happen faster if it isn't in a big pile and you flip em over after a while. I tend to put it in a big pile and then get frustrated when it is taking so long.
2. Using a food processor, crunch up all your hard bread into a powder.
3. Spread out crumbs on a cookie sheet no thicker than 1/2 inch.
4. Bake for an hour at 250 degrees.
5. Store in a jar with a lid.

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Now, go forth and make crumbs!

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