Here Today, Stale Tomorrow: 7 Recipes to Use Up Day-old Bread

Photo by: Kathy Patalsky
Red Hot Bruschetta
Ingredients:
2 cloves garlic, peeled & sliced thin
5 baby or cherry tomatoes, diced
1 large roasted red pepper, sliced thin
Handful of fresh basil, ... more 
Photo by: Kathy Patalsky
Red Hot Bruschetta
Ingredients:
2 cloves garlic, peeled & sliced thin
5 baby or cherry tomatoes, diced
1 large roasted red pepper, sliced thin
Handful of fresh basil, chopped
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp spicy harissa (or sub with red pepper flakes or cayenne)
Dash of ground black pepper
Dash of salt
Baguette, sliced into 3/4″ rounds
Olive oil for toasting bread
Directions:
1. Toast the bread in a splash of olive oil until the edges crisp and brown. Set aside.
2. Chop your ingredients. Combine in a bowl.
3. Plate your bruschetta by spooning a Tbsp of mixture over each bread slice. Serve! less 
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Mon, Nov 26, 2012 6:12 PM EST
We've all been there. You're at the grocery store or in the bakery and a fresh-baked loaf of bread is calling your name. You buy it with every intention of serving it alongside a beautiful, perfectly planned and prepared meal, but life happens and it ends up going a bit stale. That loaf of bread that has gone a bit dry doesn't have to be tossed. There is plenty you can do with day old bread. From toasted paninis to homemade croutons - here are 7 recipes to make using your day old bread. - By Kathy Patalksky



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