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What happens to stale bread?

What happens to stale bread?

Josh Wilhelm/Flickr As bread goes stale, the water in the starch moves to other parts of the bread, such as the crust, so that the starch returns to a dense, hard state, like it was in uncooked flour form. This gives stale bread its crunchy texture.

What does it mean when something goes stale?

Definition of go stale 1 of a food : to become no longer fresh The bread went stale. 2 : to become dull or predictable Their relationship went stale.