A breadbox (chiefly American) or a bread bin (chiefly British) is a container for storing bread and other baked goods to keep them fresh. They were a more common ...
This is a simple wooden bread box with a slide-open lid. Homemade crusty breads can be placed in here without any sort of wrapping to prolong its shelf life.
This variation of the bread box is probably one of the most common among its kind, but they can come in many different forms.
Instead of refrigerating bread to keep it fresh, it is best to store it at room temperature in a container designed to retain moisture, such as a bread box.
For some reason I always thought bread boxes were supposed to be wood, and that some property of wood helped keep bread fresh. Like a cigar box, perhaps.
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It's not uncommon for bread boxes to be metal. They will work just as well as wooden ones so long as the bread is still getting proper airflow.
This modern bread box has a dial that allows you to control the amount of airflow your bread gets for optimum freshness.