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A typical wooden breadbox.
A typical wooden breadbox.

A breadbox, also called a bread bin, is a container for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh. They were a common household kitchen item until bread started being made commercially with food preservatives and wrapped in plastic. Breadboxes are still used, especially by people who bake bread at home. Newer ones are usually made of metal. In the past they were often made of wood or sometimes pottery. Old bread boxes can be collectible antiques. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1790x1680, 327 KB) Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Breadbox Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1790x1680, 327 KB) Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Breadbox Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... European sweetbread (strucla) Four loaves French bread has a somewhat rigid crust Breads and Bread Rolls at a bakery Continental Italian Bread Tin Vienna Bread Bread in a traditional oven, in Portugal, with hot coal in front Pre-sliced bread has become more common in many countries Bread rolls Pain... A kitchen is a room used for food preparation. ... A preservative is a natural or synthetic chemical that is added to products such as foods, pharmaceuticals, paints, biological samples, etc. ... Wikibooks Cookbook has more about this subject: Baking Baking is the technique of cooking food in an oven by dry heat applied evenly throughout the oven or only from the bottom element. ... Hot metal work from a blacksmith Look up Metal in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A tree trunk as found at the Veluwe, The Netherlands Wood derives from woody plants, notably trees but also shrubs. ... Unfired green ware pottery on a traditional drying rack at Conner Prairie living history museum. ... Antiques (Latin antiquus, old) are objects which have reached an age which makes them a witness of a previous era in human society. ...


The most common reference to breadboxes is the phrase "Is it bigger than a breadbox?" when trying to guess what some surprise object may be. This is a popular question in the game 20 Questions. Breadboxes are most commonly big enough to fit one or two average size loaves of bread — about 12 inches wide by 6 inches high and deep (30 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm). Twenty Questions is a popular spoken parlour game for two or more players. ...

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Breadbox - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (254 words)
Breadboxes are still used, especially by people who bake bread at home.
Most breadboxes are fairly tightly sealed when closed, helping to trap moisture and prevent their contents from drying out and going stale.
Breadboxes are most commonly big enough to fit one or two average size loaves of bread — about 12 inches wide by 6 inches high and deep (30 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm).
Breadbox - Full service in reefer logistics with reefer container vessels for your perishable cargo (187 words)
Breadbox operates a regular liner service specialised in perishable products from North-West Europe to all the main destinations along the West African coast.
Breadbox serves the trade with first class dedicated "specialised reefer vessels" allowing our clients the option to book their cargoes as loose pallets below deck or in reefer containers on deck.
Breadbox is not merely a shipping alternative to export your products to West Africa.
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