• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bread-crumbs bread crumbled down for dressing dishes of fried fish, &c
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bréad, prob. from a Teut. root meaning a fragment, like the Scot. and Norse country use of 'a piece,' for a bit of bread. The usual A.S. word was hláf.


In literature:

Have a layer of bread crumbs on the top.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
The buttered crumbs are prepared by melting a tablespoon of butter or oleomargarine and stirring in six tablespoonfuls of dry bread crumbs.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
When corn is not in season, very crisp brown bread crumbs may take its place.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
The crumbs of bread from him are sweeter and richer than a feast from another.
"Penshurst Castle" by Emma Marshall
Some cooks egg, bread-crumb, and fry the finest pieces of the head, and lay them round the hash.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Then, the boys fed them every day with bread-crumbs and worms.
"A Boy's Town" by W. D. Howells
To do this is only less vulgar than to thicken the soup with the crumbs of bread.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Serve it up with a fine gravy, including a very small piece of garlic, and bread sauce or fried bread crumbs instead.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Strew over bread crumbs, and stick on bits of butter.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Take them up, drain, dip in egg and finely-sifted bread-crumbs mixed with a little flour, pepper, and salt.
"Nelson's Home Comforts" by Mary Hooper

In poetry:

A Lazar at thy gate I lie,
As well it me becomes,
For children's bread asham'd to cry:
O grant a dog the crumbs.
"The Believer's Soliloquy; Especially in Times of Desertion, Temptation, Affliction, &c." by Ralph Erskine
From his words she draws a plea;
Though unworthy children's bread,
'Tis enough for one like me,
If with crumbs I may be fed.
"Woman Of Canaan" by John Newton
Hop-o'-my-Thumb, who heard again the plotting,
Crept from his trundle-bed,
But in the place of pebbles in his pockets
Put only crumbs of bread.
"Hop-O-My-Thumb" by Clara Doty Bates
"The dogs love meat; it would be no treat
To dish for them the crumbs:
There's a race, I think, call'd the Skilly-fed;
Suppose you give them the broken bread,
To any one that comes?"
"The Royal Bounty" by Ernest Jones
Waking in the night to pray,
Sleeping when the answer comes,
Foolish are we even at play—
Tearfully we beat our drums!
Cast the good dry bread away,
Weep, and gather up the crumbs!
"Foolish Children" by George MacDonald
But not a mouthful shall be lost,
Nor bit nor drop of all the cost,
That to the poor, for Jesus' sake is given; With int'rest it shall be repaid —
While misers rue the crumbs of bread
Refus'd to such — by being banish'd heaven.
"To The Sons Of Brutus" by Rees Prichard

In news:

2 cups panko breadcrumbs or regular dried bread crumbs.
3 eggs – whisked Salt & white pepper to taste Pinch of Nutmeg 3 tbsp bread crumbs Chopped parsley – to taste.
You can get snails at the new Provence (they're skewered, " en brochette ," and dusted with bread crumbs and garlic), though they look a little measly without their shells.
Under a tightened bylaw, residents of Nipigon can be fined for spreading bread crumbs or seeds for pigeons to feed on.
11â?„2 cups bread crumbs or oatmeal (or a mix of both).
A coating of panko bread crumbs ensures that these guaranteed showstoppers will have a perfectly crusted exterior.
In a bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, milk, egg, onion, and pepper.
2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs.
1 cup soft bread crumbs.
Okra , sliced in half 2 eggs 2 T. Milk 1 cup flavored bread crumbs 1/2 cup flour 2 cups peanut oil Salt and pepper.
3 Tbsp oil 1 egg 2 Tbsp water Italian flavored bread crumbs Chicken pieces.
Frank Davis Seafood Seasoning 2 cups Panko bread crumbs (or breadcrumb/oatmeal mix) ¼ tsp.
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs.
A simple bread crumb mixture coats the chicken and bakes up in about 30 to 40 minutes, depending on your oven.
2 cups Italian seasoned bread crumbs.