How To Make Breadcrumbs (Plain or Italian)

How To Make Breadcrumbs (Plain or Italian)

You’re out of breadcrumbs but need them for a recipe? Been there, friends! Luckily, there’s an easier option than running to the store. Homemade breadcrumbs are super easy to make (just 1 ingredient and 25 minutes), a great way to use up stale (or fresh) bread, and keep well for months in the freezer. Plus, they taste so much better than store-bought!

Add them in any recipe that calls for breadcrumbs, including gratins, casseroles, veggie burgers, “meatloaf,” or meatballs.

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Cuban Bread

Cuban bread is a delightfully soft and fluffy bread that is shaped like a French baguette. It has a soft crust and the secret ingredient is lard which is what gives this bread great flavor and the perfect chew! I LOVE bread! I love baking bread, I love eating bread, and I love sharing bread…

Bread Pudding

This Bread Pudding is a classic dessert that uses your leftover bread and a delicious vanilla sauce to make the best breakfast dessert you’ve ever had! It’s frugal and cheap to make, but the flavor is out of this world divine. I love dishes that use leftovers and make a completely new and delicious dish…

Ciabatta Sandwich

This Ciabatta Sandwich is a flavor packed and quick meal that is sure to satisfy! Fluffy and soft ciabatta bread is layered with quality deli turkey and salami on top of a bed of mozzarella and pesto for the perfect bite every time. Sandwiches don’t have to be ham and cheese every time. There are…

Classic Vegan Gluten-Free Stuffing

Classic Vegan Gluten-Free Stuffing

Everyone enjoys different traditions around the holidays. But there’s one we all agree on here at MB: Stuffing at Thanksgiving is essential! And this stuffing? It’s the STUFF (😉) dreams are made of! 

Our modern take has all the classic flavors you know and love, but without the gluten. Plus, it’s vegan and made with 10 simple ingredients. Say hello to the ultimate savory side for the holiday table.

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Dinner Roll Wreath

Easy, delicious, and adorably festive, this Dinner Roll Wreath is perfect for holiday dinners! Warm and soft rolls arranged to look like a wreath are sure to spruce up your holiday dinner table. Bread is one of my favorite things to make. It is so satisfying to watch the dough rise, and come out of…

Ciabatta Bread

Make this classic Italian ciabatta bread recipe at home with just four simple ingredients! Crusty on the outside and perfectly chewy on the inside, this bread is delicious for sandwiches, served with soup, or simply toasted. I love making homemade bread, and I have recently discovered how easy it is to make ciabatta bread! It’s…

Almond Croissants

A must-make for breakfast or tea time, these flaky almond croissants with a sweet and creamy filling are sure to make your day a little brighter. They’re ready in 30 minutes and taste like you got them from your favorite bakery! If you’re a lover of pastries like I am, here are a few more…

Potato Bread

Potato bread is a soft white bread that is spongy and delicious. The potatoes add a fluffy yet firm texture making it perfect for sandwiches, toast, or warmed with jam. We LOVE homemade bread from the oven, and this potato bread is our new favorite! You will love how soft and tender this incredible bread…

Sprouted Wheat Bread

This Sprouted Wheat Bread is fluffy, moist, and full of rich flavor! If you are a skeptic of whole wheat bread because you’ve tried store-bought in the past, get ready to change your mind! I promise even picky eaters love the nutty flavor and soft texture of this homemade bread. Is there anything better than…

Cinnamon French Toast Bake

Cinnamon French toast bake is a warm and satisfying baked french toast that is loaded with cinnamon and soft, sweet bread that’s drizzled in the best icing. Your family will go crazy over this insanely delicious breakfast! For more perfect fall breakfasts, try this Overnight Cinnamon Apple French Toast Casserole, this delicious Overnight Pecan Praline…

Homemade Croissants

These homemade croissants are a classic French pastry with beautiful flakey tender layers. This labor of love is soft and fluffy on the inside with a buttery flakey crust on the outside. My favorite part about croissants besides the delicious flavor and texture is that they are so versatile. If you don’t devour them right…

Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

These pumpkin dinner rolls are the perfect, festive side dish to add to any fall meal! They not only taste like pumpkin but they are shaped just like one as well! Impress all of your guests by making these rolls and taking your holiday celebrations to the next level. I love pumpkin so much! It’s…

Sweet Potato Bread

This sweet potato bread is perfect for sweater weather with its warming spices and delicious soft texture. It’s similar to pumpkin bread and no mixer is required, making this bread quick, easy, and super satisfying! Is there really anything better than homemade bread? The smell of your home when you pop a loaf in the…

10-Minute Mushroom Avocado Toast

10-Minute Mushroom Avocado Toast

Avocado toast? We’re not over it. It’s hard to beat the quick, easy, and savory goodness of this breakfast staple, but topped with subtly spicy sautéed mushrooms?! It’s a must-try, friends!

We love this mushroom avocado toast on its own as a snack, but it’s also perfect for breakfast with greens or alongside a fried egg. Just 1 pan, 7 ingredients, and 10 minutes required.

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Homemade Pita Bread

This homemade pita bread is soft, fluffy, and full of authentic flavor! Yes, you can buy pita bread at the store, but a freshly baked pita tastes so much better and will make your home smell absolutely delicious. Everyone will want to know what you are making! I think everyone who has tried homemade bread…

Garlicky Homemade Croutons

Garlicky Homemade Croutons

Who could say no to toasty and savory little bites of bread!? Not us. Flavorful, crunchy croutons are always a welcome addition to soups and salads, and they also happen to be SO quick and easy to make at home! 

Once you give these homemade croutons a taste, we’re sure you’ll be putting them on everything, or just eating them right off the baking sheet.

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Golden, crisp, and deliciously airy, these homemade popovers are the best addition to any meal! Made with a simple egg batter, popovers have a buttery texture and the perfect chew! If fluffy and chewy bread is your thing, you’re going to love these popovers! They’re such a fun twist on a classic dinner roll! You’ll…

Chocolate Babka Bread

You’re not going to be able to get enough of this soft, sweet babka bread filled with luscious chocolate! With its beautiful swirled interior, it looks as good as it tastes! I’m a sucker for sweet bread. Cinnamon bread, apple bread, and strawberry quick bread are a few more of my favorite recipes that are…