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Food processor unable to grind bread cubes

My homemade sourdough bread dries so hard the food processor or blender cannot grind into breadcrumbs. What else can I try?
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Yeastless Rusk in breading for deep frying

I recently bought a load of yeastless rusk for sausagemaking purposes (if you're unsure what yeastless rusk is, I purchased it here, where you can see a photo and brief description). It came in a much ...
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Why do we add mustard to egg mix when making Schnitzel?

So far I got, The flour gives somethigng that egg can stick too The egg wash layer acts as something which the bread crumbs stick too But, why mix in the mustard to the egg? Couldn't the egg wash ...
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Could I store breaded chicken breasts in the fridge?

I'm practicing Chicken Schnitzel, and it seems the most time it takes for me is breading the chicken. Right now, I am storing it fried, but it seems so, the quality is gone when I reheat it in the ...
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Why do panko breadcrumbs absorb less oil than regular breadcrumbs?

In various sources I see that panko is lighter and airier and absorbs less grease but they don't back this up with why that would be the case. My theories are It's the crustless bread - doesn't make ...
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Using leftover Cuban bread [closed]

At the holidays, my office does a holiday party. Last year we had Cuban food catered. We are doing the same this year too. Last year we had A LOT of Cuban bread left over. I expect the same this ...
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Can flour be made from breadcrumbs? [duplicate]

Can flour be made from breadcrumbs, or is flour → bread an irreversible chemical reaction? I'm wondering if new bread can be made from ground stale bread (i.e., breadcrumbs).
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Is panko just pretentious breadcrumbs?

My local grocery store actually currently sells panko crumbs for more money than beef mince, which to me is incredible. Is there any sort of justification for this or is it just expensive because it ...
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Name of dish - eggs + flour + bread crumbs (+ baking powder)

When I was breading I had some leftovers so I decided to mix them together and fry to check if it is edible. It wasn't bad though it was very dense. Today I tried to make it from scratch and add ...
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How long do breadcrumbs last?

I'm currently trying to make a dish that calls for breadcrumbs, but the only ones I have expired on October 22 of 2019. They are unopened and were kept in a cool dry place. It sounds stupid but are ...
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Breading Asparagus

Making asparagus ”breadsticks” “Dip the asparagus first into the flour, then the egg and finally into the bread crumb mixture.” I’m skeptical that flour will stick to a smooth asparagus. Flour ...
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How to add panko to chicken without frying the chicken?

I like to make chicken katsu and curry, but want to avoid eating fried food. Is there another healthier way to prepare the chicken, but that will still work with getting the panko breading to stick on ...
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What spoils breadcrumbs quicker, oxygen or moisture?

Should breadcrumbs be packaged in a paper bag, or is a plastic bag preferred? What spoils breadcrumbs quicker: oxygen, moisture, or both?
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Expired panko bread crumbs

A couple of days ago, I used some expired panko bread crumbs (expired by at least 5 months) for chicken tenders. They had this bad stale oil smell to them and I decided to take a risk. They had ...
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Why does this chicken recipe result in a glutinous mess?

Countless times I've tried to prepared a recipe that calls for dredging chicken tenders in flour, dipping them in beaten egg (or a mixture of egg and water), and then coating them with a bread crumb ...
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Considerations for prepping breaded chicken for freezing

I have chicken breasts. I want to cut into strips, bread, freeze and later bake or fry. The binder will be egg. The breading will be semolinia bread crumbs. There will be parmesan and italian herbs in ...
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Turning toasted, non-crumbly whole wheat bread into breadcrumbs

I've got some toasted 100% whole wheat homemade bread that I would like to turn into breadcrumbs. How can I do that? It doesn't crumble easily.
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Homemade chicken nuggets: How to keep the breadcrumbs from falling off

I've tried several times to make chicken nuggets. Basically, I've tried coating a small piece of chicken in flour, then egg, then breadcrumbs (and various combinations). However, when I bake them, or ...
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Is there a special way to dry bread out to make breadcrumbs?

I have a recipe for making Italian Breadcrumbs. If I leave the bread out on the counter it molds before it dries enough. I thought making breadcrumbs would be a great way to use some of my homemade ...
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How to bake frozen breaded cod without breading sticking to alumnium foil?

Context: I'm a poor and lazy college student. I have breaded frozen pieces of cod from costco. I like to bake them in my toaster-oven on aluminum foil to avoid having to clean the baking dish/tray. ...
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Used sesame oil instead of soy sauce - can I rescue marinade?

I am making panko chicken, for which I marinate the chicken in low sodium soy sauce and lemon. I ran out of the soy sauce and needed an additional 2 tbsp of it. I remembered I had bought a small ...
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breading/crumbing: mixing the eggs and flour?

i was wondering why the recipes for crumbed/breaded foods always say that we should dredge in flour first, then dip in eggs, then coat with crumbs. Would it work if I mixed the eggs and flour to make ...
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Onion ring batter

I have a restaurant though I'm not a professional chef. In my restaurant we are planning to introduce onion rings with breadcrumbs as sides. Many recipe I found egg in batter but am confused the egg ...
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Whenever I put breadcrumbs on chicken breast, they turn out soggy and moist

Whenever I make chicken strips with bread crumbs it comes out rather moist and soggy and not crisp and crunchy. I cut the boneless skinless chicken breast into strips, mix them with some egg and oil, ...
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How do I properly breadcrumb meat?

I have always breadcrumbed meat in a certain way (cordon bleus, schnitzels). But the crumbs on the food are nowhere near a standard that I would make this for guests. The crumbs always come off, ...
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How long should chicken wait in eggs before applying bread crumbs?

To get the bread crumbs to stick to the chicken, I coat the chicken with eggs. I then put the bowl in the refrigerator. How long should I wait before taking the chicken out of the eggs and rubbing the ...
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Breadcrumbs or flour when greasing and dusting a cake form?

I unthinkingly followed a recipe for a type of chocolate cake where it said to dust the cake form with breadcrumbs after greasing. Unsurprisingly the toasted breadcrumbs were clearly visible on the ...
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What is the purpose of the light coating of flour in a three-step bound breading?

I've always understood "bound breading" to refer to a three-step process, performed with chicken or other meats that have been portioned and patted dry: Dredge through (seasoned) flour and shake off ...
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Prevent uneven browning with breadcrumb chicken?

I love pan-fried breadcrumb chicken, but I don't know how to get the breadcrumbs to brown evenly. I dip the chicken breasts in egg, then cover them in breadcrumbs, melt butter in the pan on medium ...
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How to turn a large piece of meat without losing breading

I have a mustard-crusted pork tenderloin recipe that I really like, but I have a presentation problem. Basically coat the tenderloins in a honey mustard sauce, then bread with panko. These are fried ...
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using crumbs mixture multiple times [is it safe?]

I made a crumbs mixture for chicken breast strips. I coated them in beaten eggs, then coated them in crumbs mixture and fried. I have leftovers and I would like to just put this into a bag to use ...
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Crunchier breadcrumbs

I made chicken goujons coated in breadcrumbs last night and had a go at making my own breadcrumbs. I cut two slices of bread (high end sliced loaf, not cheap white) into cubes and blitzed them in a ...
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What kind of bread crumbs is being used here? (picture and video)

I am trying to make Gordon Ramsay's Bloody Mary Linguine. The recipe here has a nice close up picture of the finished product. There are big pieces of white bread crumbs, fried to golden brown in a ...
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How to crisp breaded foods the next day (especially panko)

I breaded some fish today, and the other day, chicken. Unfortunately, I over-estimated, and fried a whole bunch that we didn't eat. If I nuke it (microwave it) the next day, it comes out soggy and ...
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Why breadcrumb is necessary for deep-frying?

As I've always known, or at least this is the habid in Hungary: adding covering meat slices with breadcrumb (after the flour and the egg) is necessary, even the frozen but previously deep-fried turkey ...
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Deep frying - beer batter vs. bread crumbs

@Joe thank you for answering my earlier question! After an epic fail trying to deep fry beer battered zucchini (ended up with a beer battered pancake-like blob with some zucchini slices on top) I ...
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Cooking schnitzel without thinning it

I'm quite good in cooking schnitzels, but in the place where I live now there is no hammer to thin the meat. I wander if I can use the same technique like coating in breadcrumbs and frying on the pan ...
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What would be an appropriate gluten-free substitute for breadcrumbs?

I would like to make a gluten-free eggplant parmigiana, and there are a couple of ingredients that I realize I will need to substitute. The basic idea is eggplant sliced, dredged in flour, dipped in ...
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Breading/Crumbing Chicken in their own eggs

I have heard of a new trend for recipes involving breaded chicken meat. Instead of using random eggs, the eggs laid by the very chicken you're preparing should be used for breading. This way a ...
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How can I make breadcrumbs without a full, yeast-leavened loaf of bread?

What's the best (fastest, most efficient) way to make breadcrumbs from scratch, without having any old bread? I'm curious if there's something quick I can do, when I realize I want 5 cups of ...
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Why don't dry bread crumbs spoil, when bread does?

Why don't store-bought bread crumbs spoil? Can you make your own bread crumbs and save them for later use? Will homemade breadcrumbs mold?
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