1. Bread bowl. Scoop out the center of a round, crusty loaf
and fill with an appetizer or a dip.
2. Fat sopper. A piece of bread in a broiler pan will soak up
any fat drip ping from the meat and reduce the chance of smoke and
3. Cake preserver.
Fasten two slices of bread with toothpicks to the open faces of a
cut cake to prevent drying out.
4. Edible place markers.
Attach name tags to toothpicks and insert into rolls; place one at
5. Pipe wick. Before soldering a cop per pipe, push a wad of
white bread as deeply as possible into it to absorb any remaining
moisture. When the water pressure is restored, the bread will
dissolve and wash out.
6. Hand saver. Pick up
broken glass with a piece of bread.
7. Flower cleaner. A
good way to clean velvet flowers is to brush them with a shaving
brush, rub them lightly with fresh rye bread, then rebrush.