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Bread Crumbs



Bread Crumbs

2 cups stale bread

Italian Bread Crumbs

2 cups bread crumbs

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

2 tablespoons parsley

1 teaspoon oregano

1 teaspoon basil

1 teaspoon garlic powder

Sweet Crumbs

2 cups cookies, crackers, sweet buns, or dry cake

1 tablespoon brown sugar


Bread Crumbs: Heat oven to 250 degrees F.

Arrange bread in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes to crisp. Cool. Break into small pieces and feed, slowly, into a blender or a food processor.

Store crumbs in an airtight container. They will keep for several weeks on the shelf and indefinitely in the freezer.

Italian Bread Crumbs: Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.

Sweet Crumbs: Grind the cookies, crackers, sweet buns or dry cake in the blender for 1 minute or until you have a fine-textured crumb. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer for up to 2 months.


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