Allow bread cubes to sit overnight to become stale.
Heat a couple inches of oil to 350 degrees F in a large saucepan or straight-sided skillet. Add bread cubes and fry, stirring constantly, until browned. Remove and drain on paper towels. Season and serve with your favorite soup.
1 cup salt
1/4 cup black pepper
1/4 cup garlic powder
Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen