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View Poll Results: What do you do with bread heels???
Toss them 16 18.18%
Eat them 58 65.91%
Feed them to the animlas 12 13.64%
Never thought about it 2 2.27%
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Old 07-07-2008, 05:25 PM   #41
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The chickens get them... the bread ends that is, not my heels, GW it takes practise to learn to walk in them but it feels great in good shoes.
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Old 07-07-2008, 06:14 PM   #42
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I love the heel toasted with peanut butter. When we are low on bread turning the end inside the sandwich works. Croutons, ducks, bread pudding. Betsy.
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Old 07-07-2008, 07:45 PM   #43
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I call them crust, I don't like wasting food, so I eat them, usually toasted because they have such a nice flavor, and they are thinner than the rest of the slices. I let everyone else have the regular pieces and they think that is grand.
I've been having a little marmite everyday, and I think I'm getting an English accent from it.
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Old 07-07-2008, 08:37 PM   #44
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We definitely use them, not only for sandwiches and croutons but they make the best breadcrumbs
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Old 07-08-2008, 05:12 AM   #45
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We actually called the ends of the "heel and toe" of the bread while growing up....hubby just says "heel" so I lost the "toes"....and we usually eat them.
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:53 AM   #46
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It depends on the bread. If it's like Wonderbread or of the grocery store variety, we toss them or give them to the rats. Unless it's Thanksgiving or Christmas then I use them to make Mashed Potatoe Sandwiches!
If it's fresh bread, they are mine! Nothing is better than fresh bread crusts!
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Old 07-08-2008, 11:20 AM   #47
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make fresh bread crumbs, use them in stuffing or meatloaf or meatballs, use them (toasted) as the base for a hot meat sandwich with gravy.

I don't like to throw food out. Find a creative use for it.
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Old 07-08-2008, 01:14 PM   #48
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it was asked what we refer to the ends as.
I refer to them as 'ends' or heels or crusts.
and again, depending on what the type of bread is, I use for whatever the best repurposing of them is.............
but then, what is the definition of 'is'?
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Old 07-08-2008, 04:22 PM   #49
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i throw them outisde so animals can snack. 'cept sometimes i eat them as toast- they're my favorite toasting bread.
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Old 07-10-2008, 02:08 AM   #50
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I grew up in a "frugal" household - we never wasted any food, no matter how many nights we might have to eat it to finish up a big pot of "it". Toasted "heels" with butter and jam was a breakfast delight!
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