I marvel at the people who have loaves of bread just sitting around to use in those wonderful recipes that call for “12 cups of French bread cubes.” Who has this? Certainly not me! Why is it assumed that people would just happen to have this much bread just waiting to be used up?
When I decide to make a recipe that calls for “leftover bread” or let’s face it here, “bread,” it has to go on the shopping list. Bread doesn’t just magically appear out of nowhere in our house. Each loaf is carefully chosen for a specific purpose and if for some unforeseen reason there ends up being leftovers, there is never enough to do much more than make bread crumbs and throw them in the freezer. Continue reading