We eat a lot of leftovers at our house. I frequently make “dump dinners” where I take the bits and pieces of a few days’ leftovers and cook them together in a new and sometimes delicious dish. I hate throwing away food but despite my best efforts it still happens occasionally. Unni, of strandredesign has submitted the following tip for using those last pieces of bread that people seem to leave behind in the bread bag:
DON’T FORGET THE FRENCH TOAST!
Reducing the amount of food we throw away is one of the best ways to keep our consumption down.
French toast is a wonderful delicious and easy course where you can use old and dry left over bread.
Actually, the recipe tells you to use dry white bread, but if you try to have a healthy diet, you might not have much white bread lying around. I use the bread I have; coarse bread or other whole flour bread, and it works well too.
All members of our family love French toast for breakfast.
I just mix some a couple of eggs with some milk, a little sugar and some cinnamon or cardamom. Then I soak the sliced bread in this and fry.
But if you would like a recipe, here’s one I found: (Just remember that you can use the sort of bread you like.)
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