- 4 hamburger or hot dog buns, split
- kosher salt and pepper
- Heat oven to 375° F.
- Place the buns on a baking sheet, cut-side up. Bake until crisp and lightly browned, about 10 minutes; let cool.
- Transfer to a food processor or blender. Add 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Pulse until finely ground. (You can store the crumbs in a resealable plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.)