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Instead of using bread crumbs or bread for your meatloaf mix, save the crumbs from the bottom of the chips, crackers, Fritos, Dorito's, even seeds from bread sticks. Just save them in a old bread bag and crush them together. You will not need to salt your meat loaf. Don't worry about the crumbs being stale, when it cooks in the oven you will never know.
By Karen from Michigan
Instead of throwing away leftover cookie crumbs or leftover pretzel crumbs, use them for a pie crust. Just substitute either of them for the graham cracker crumbs called for in the recipe you use.
Instead of throwing away crumbly muffins or coffee cake, save the crumbles and freeze. When you have enough, they can be used to make a nice bread pudding.
By Ron from Cortez, CO
Crush cracker package remnants and fill a jar in the freezer. Use cracker crumbs and margarine to make a quick crust for quiche, utilizing more remnants of vegetables and cheese! Any have any other quick crust ideas? Post them below.
As a physical therapist, I put to use the concept of compression on the spine to come up with this idea to quickly and neatly create cracker crumbs.
To save money and not waste cookies, take left over animal crackers, graham crackers, teddy grams, etc. and grind them up.
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Crush cracker package remnants and fill a jar in the freezer. Use cracker crumbs and margarine to make a quick crust for quiche--utilizing more remnants of vegetables and cheese!
Graham cracker crumbs can be saved in a separate jar for graham cracker crumb crusts.