Making croutons is simple.
Take any stale bread and lightly spread with butter, oleo or oil. Dice into cubes. Sprinkle with seasoned salt, garlic or onion salt, parsley, basil, oregano or any combination of herbs/spices you prefer.
Place in a oven set at 225°F and toast til browned and crispy dry. Stir occasionally so that all sides are browned.
This is a way to use up the ends of loaves of bread if your kids were like mine and did not believe that eating the crust would give them curly hair.
To save time, throw all the heels in a bread wrapper and freeze until you are ready to make croutons.
Use them in salads, on soups, or for your favorite stuffing.
You can also throw them in a blender for flavored bread crumbs.
Below is a little video to show you just how easy it is to make your own croutons, flavored or plain.
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