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       Title: Bacon-Onion Croutons
  Categories: Blank
       Yield: 12 Servings
       5 sl Firm white bread
            Or 6 slices French bread
       2 tb Bacon drippings
       2 tb Olive oil or vegetable oil
     1/2 ts Onion powder
       1 ts Poppy seeds
   Cut crusts from 5 slices firm white bread or 6 slices French bread. Dice
   bread into 1/2-inch cubes. In a large frying pan over medium heat, heat 2
   tablespoons bacon drippings with onion powder and poppy seeds. Add bread
   cubes, stirring well until coated with mixture. Transfer bread cubes to a
   rimmed baking sheet and spread in a single layer. Bake in a 300° F oven
   until lightly browned and crisp (25 to
        30    minutes). Cool.
   Makes about two cups.
   Recipe By     : the California Culinary Academy