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3 Stale Bread Poverty Breakfasts

3 Stale Bread Poverty Breakfasts

In times of extreme poverty, nothing went to waste. Stale bread that is typically thrown out today was made into breakfasts that sustained and nourished through tough times. Here are 3 breakfasts that can be made using stale bread that were eaten during the Great Depression, WWII, and even by my father who grew up not having a dime.

3 Poverty Breakfasts with Stale Bread
1) Coffee Soup
2) Pane Cotto (steamed bread soup)
3) Homemade Cereal

Super Quick Pantry Beef Stew

Super Quick Pantry Beef Stew

Canning Butter? Here's How To Do It

Canning Butter? Here's How To Do It