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I save it in the freezer for breakfast casserole with mustard, eggs, milk, sausage, and cheese (soaked overnight) or a hearty breakfast bread pudding, also soaked in egg milk mix overnight, plus dried fruit, nuts, maybe small bits of apple or pear! It’s great.
My mother always froze it to add to cornbread dressing for Thanksgiving.
Well, it’s not MY personal recipe, but it is MY favorite panzanella, which is from one of the local restaurants here in Tampa. It consists of: La segunda bread, beefsteak tomatoes, basil, pecorino romano, arugula & white balsamic vinaigrette. Or, you can refer to the compilation of ingredients as, simply, heaven.
We are traveling in Portugal/Spain this month. Several times we have had “Bread Soup”– another us for stale bread.
YES! Oh man I threw out SO much perfectly good bread before figuring out this trick. So mad at young Jacquelyn. So much deliciousness gone to waste!
Yay! And breadcrumbs!
My mom use to make the best bread pudding out of her old bread. I have never tasted a better bread pudding.