Homemade Organic Panko-Style Breadcrumbs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200° Fahrenheit.
  2. Cut the bread into slices (or cubes, if necessary) to fit into your food processor or blender.
  3. Pulse until the crumbs are formed; They should be very coarse.
  4. Place the crumbs onto a baking sheet.
  5. Bake the crumbs at 200° Fahrenheit for 8 minutes, or until dry, while stirring occasionally; Do NOT brown.
  6. Store in a glass jar with tight fitting lid.
  7. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Four Cheese Supreme Pizza Strata

This is a way to kick a traditional strata up a notch and it’s wonderful to prepare when you don’t have the time to make traditional pizza dough and there’s leftover bread on hand.

Here’s What  You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Tear the bread into bite sized pieces; Put half of them into a 9×13″ casserole.
  2. In a small saucepan, saute onion, green pepper, and mushrooms for 4-5 minutes with a sprinkle of salt; Add garlic and saute for an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Spoon vegetables over the bread.
  4. Layer the shredded chicken and beef on top of the vegetables.
  5. Sprinkle sliced olives on top of the casserole.
  6. Pour a layer of pizza sauce on top of the mixture.
  7. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  8. Mix the Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino Romano and Asiago cheeses in a small bowl; Sprinkle 1/2 of the mixture on top of the casserole.
  9. Arrange the remaining bread cubes on top of the cheese; Top with the other 1/2 of grated cheeses.
  10. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together eggs, stock, Real Salt and pepper; Pour on top of layered strata.
  11. Cover; Chill for 3-24  hours.
  12. Bake, uncovered, for 40-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  13. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  14. Makes 8 servings.
  15. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Soft Bread Crumbs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Remove the crust from the bread; Reserve for making Homemade Organic Fine Breadcrumbs, or Homemade Organic Herbed Breadcrumbs.
  2. Tear the bread into 1″ pieces.
  3. Place the torn bread into a food processor or blender and cover; Pulse until the pieces are broken into crumbs.  (Alternatively one may do this by hand)
  4. If there are any leftover, place in a Mason jar with tight fitting lid and freeze.
  5. Enjoy!