Sleepy Morning Question: How Do You Like Your Toast?

Sleepy Morning Question: How Do You Like Your Toast?

Emma Christensen
Jan 23, 2009

White, wheat, or rye? Plain, buttered, or with jam? Morning, noon, or night? Oh, the variations are endless! But the question is: which one do you like the very best?

We're big toast eaters in our house, especially since we started making homemade bread on a regular basis. The very first day, we like the bread by itself, untoasted and plain. Maybe a smear of jam. But after that, it's all about the toast!

We have a routine with our toaster to make our version of perfect toast: one round with the toaster set on maximum setting, flip the toast, then another round on the lightest setting. This gives our toast a crispy crust (which we eat first) and a golden interior. This routine is so well-established that we'll be lost when this toaster finally breaks down!

For toppings, we just like just enough regular butter so that you get a taste of it in every bite. Lately we've also been adding a sprinkling of sea salt, which feels like such decadence!

What about you?

Related: How to Clean the Toaster

(Image: Flickr member penguincakes licensed under Creative Commons)

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