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Tips For Fresh Bread

Contributed by: NAPSA

  • Putting a slice of fresh bread in the cookie jar will help keep cookies fresh. Replace the slice every 2-3 days

  • Placing a slice of soft bread in a package of hardened brown sugar will soften it in a couple of hours

  • Bread should be stored at room temperature, not in the refrigerator, which tends to accelerate staling

Bread Trivia

  • Bread in one form or another is eaten by people of every race, culture and religion

  • The most popular breakfast sandwiches are egg, peanut butter and jam, or ham and cheese. For dinner, Canadians opt for cheese, ham and beef (Fifth Annual Report on Eating Patterns in Canada, 2003)

  • Bread superstition: If you put a piece of bread in a baby's cradle, it will keep away disease

  • According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Peter Dowdeswell ate 40 peanut butter and jam sandwiches (each 6 inches x 3 inches) in 17 minutes, 53.9 seconds on October 17, 1977!

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