Pappa's Pear Stuffing
*To make dry bread cubes: Cut fresh sliced bread into 1-inch cubes. (Eighteen to 20 slices yields 12 cups bread cubes.) Spread the bread cubes in two 15 1/2x10 1/2x1-inch baking pans. Bake in 300°F. oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until cubes are dry, turning twice. Cool. (Cubes will continue to dry and crisp as they cool.) Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.