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Survey: What is your favor condiment for toast?

Chemicalkinetics Jan 5, 2013 01:51 AM

So what do you like to put on your toast?

Butter? Almond butter? Jam and jelly? Powder sugar? Maple syrup? Salmon roe?


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    FoodPopulist Jan 5, 2013 04:20 AM


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      mugen Jan 5, 2013 04:28 AM

      No butter? HERETIC

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      shaebones Jan 5, 2013 04:21 AM

      my own homemade nut butter and apricot jam

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        CanadaGirl Jan 5, 2013 04:59 AM

        Butter, sugar and cinnamon. For obvious reasons, it's not how I actually eat it most of the time!

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          brucesw Jan 5, 2013 08:52 AM

          A favorite childhood treat that I haven't had in decades. How do you make it?

          My Mother would make a spread of butter, sugar and cinnamon, maybe some brown sugar? I'm not sure, spread it on thick and broil it under the stove-top broiler on her Chambers range until the topping was browned and bubbly. They you let it cool down and set a bit before eating. We didn't even own a toaster so 'toast' was always broiled, anyway.

          Probably at least 300-400 calories per slice.

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            mpjmph Jan 5, 2013 12:12 PM

            That's my go-to breakfast when I visit my parents. I spread soft butter on thick slices of white bread, sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, then toast. I rarely have white bread at home, but my parents do, so I have built in moderation.

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              CanadaGirl Jan 5, 2013 04:07 PM

              That's backwards from our method. I toast the bread, slather with butter and then top with lots cinnamon sugar (50/50 ratio). Any extra cinnamon sugar gets tapped off. The result is a crunchy bit of toast with a pretty thick layer of spicy and sugary goodness on top. Delicious, but oh so decadent.

              I must say, though, the idea of broiling after adding the cinnamon sugar is intriguing...,

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                KaimukiMan Jan 23, 2013 07:54 PM

                sweet memoires, thats how we did it too. so good. especially on a cold morning with a cup of hot cocoa.

                for toast now: sometimes peanut butter, most of the time just jelly or jam, if i'm being decadent i LOVE butter, but usually omit it. :-(

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                  cathodetube Jan 24, 2013 10:56 AM

                  When at camp in northern Wisconsin as a kid, we were always given oatmeal and cinnamon toast for breakfast. I put brown sugar or maple syrup on the oatmeal, and then eat the cinnamon toast - now for nostalgic reasons, repeat at home.

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            vegiefudie Jan 5, 2013 05:05 AM

            Roasted Almond Butter from Costco and Honey

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              Chemicalkinetics Jan 5, 2013 10:22 AM

              What is so special about Costco? Is its almond butter that much better?

              1. re: Chemicalkinetics
                goodhealthgourmet Jan 5, 2013 12:52 PM

                The price is what's special: $6.49 for a 26-oz jar of Maranatha. Most stores charge $7 or $8 for a small 12-oz jar. But I'm actually not crazy about it anymore - it's really runny, and I stopped buying it after they switched from glass jars to plastic. Now I stick with Trader Joe's in the glass jar, and at $5.99 for 16 oz it's still a better deal than most stores (Whole Foods 365 brand is the same price, but I don't like theirs as much).

                Back on topic, I don't eat bread anymore. But I used to LOVE toast, and my favorite toppings were:
                - butter
                - butter & cinnamon sugar
                - apricot or sour cherry preserves
                - PB or almond butter (honey & cinnamon optional)
                - butter and melted muenster

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              vttp926 Jan 5, 2013 07:23 AM

              I almost never eat toast at home but when I go out and it comes with the breakfast I order, I am hoping for strawberry or apple jelly. Usually no butter.

              1. iluvcookies Jan 5, 2013 07:34 AM

                Butter and strawberry jam. Yum :)

                1. chefathome Jan 5, 2013 07:51 AM

                  Assuming this excludes crostini, I would say it depends on the bread. If the bread is white and thick, it would be my homemade strawberry balsamic jam or drizzled with oil and sprinkled with fleur de sel. If thin and grainy, butter and homemade nut butters.

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                        ohmyyum Feb 24, 2013 08:12 AM

                        And honey. Nom.

                      2. greygarious Jan 5, 2013 08:43 AM

                        Butter or cream cheese, plus Stonewall Farms Roasted Garlic and Onion Jam, especially if the toast is a multigrain English muffin.

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                          brucesw Jan 5, 2013 08:48 AM

                          At home, pretty much regardless of the kind of bread, butter. I am seldom served toast away from home so that would probably be the choice, too, unless there's some really good preserves or jam.

                          At a Polish restaurant here, smalec!

                          If the toast is to be used to sop up runny yolks or something else, then nothing.

                          If I'm going to use a preserve at home of any sort, it would be home-made; first choice, fig preserves, piled on just a few bites.

                          1. Patrincia Jan 5, 2013 08:54 AM

                            salted butter with a schmear of tiptree strawberry preserves

                            1. Chemicalkinetics Jan 5, 2013 10:19 AM

                              Ok, I should respond to this post as well. I love many different condiments for toasts. Nutella, black currant jam, almond butter...etc. However, I was thinking hard about this question, and I think I can get bored of certain condiments after awhile. For example, I was using almond butter, and I loved it, but after awhile, it just seems old.

                              At the end, I think "Salted butter" is probably the one condiment which I love and can never get bored of.

                              Thanks for all your interesting responses thus far.

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                                linguafood Jan 5, 2013 10:54 AM

                                Bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise.

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                                  Chemicalkinetics Jan 5, 2013 12:04 PM

                                  That is a full blown BLT sandwich :) By the way, when I was in California, I have only seen BLTA (A= avacado), and I have never seen the word BLT until I moved out of California -- true story.

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                                    laliz Jan 17, 2013 01:19 PM

                                    we call it BLAT

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                                      ohmyyum Feb 24, 2013 08:20 AM

                                      The only way I will eat a BLT is if it is a BLAT! So good, the avocado perfectly compliments the saltiness/smokiness of the bacon.

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                                  liza219 Jan 20, 2013 09:53 PM

                                  +1...butter never gets "old". When I was a kid...homemade bread, slightly toasted, a shmear of lard, paprika and a dash of salt.

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                                    liza219 Jan 20, 2013 09:55 PM

                                    +1.....butter never gets "old".

                                  2. lisavf Jan 5, 2013 11:08 AM

                                    Peanut butter, of course!

                                    1. ipsedixit Jan 5, 2013 11:53 AM

                                      I prefer my toast au naturale.

                                      Barring that, egg yolks from a fried egg.

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                                        MonMauler Jan 5, 2013 03:51 PM

                                        I agree totally with this sentiment. My toast is naked or dipped in runny egg yolks.

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                                          Tripeler Jan 7, 2013 03:44 AM

                                          I totally agree. However, if there is no egg yolk, then a little butter on the toast.

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                                          foodieX2 Jan 5, 2013 11:58 AM

                                          peanut or almond butter

                                          1. chefathome Jan 5, 2013 12:03 PM

                                            Thought of another. Morello cherry preserves from the Mediterranean. Heavenly.

                                            Ooooh...and wild sage pinenut honey...

                                            1. tamagoji Jan 5, 2013 12:20 PM

                                              +1 on the Avocado. Half avocado, sliced, with a sprinkle of salt = yum.

                                              Another fave is slices of mature cheddar.

                                              Savory over sweet for me!

                                              1. chefathome Jan 5, 2013 12:33 PM

                                                Disregard what else I said. My all-time favourite is Welsh Rarebit - cream, beaten egg, lots of good aged Cheddar, Worcestershire - and broiled until gooey (bread pre-toasted). Guiness is also traditional but I cannot have gluten. So, I sneak in a touch of non-traditional bacon jam. This makes my heart sing!

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                                                  Chemicalkinetics Jan 5, 2013 12:37 PM

                                                  <Guiness is also traditional but I cannot have gluten>

                                                  ? you soak your toast in beer?

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                                                    chefathome Jan 5, 2013 12:39 PM

                                                    A bit of Guiness goes into the cream/egg et. al. blend and all is melted over toast. Wish I could have it..sigh...oh, well. Great with the bacon jam! :)

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                                                      Chemicalkinetics Jan 5, 2013 12:40 PM

                                                      Oh I see. thanks. I thought those are two separate methods.

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                                                        chefathome Jan 5, 2013 12:42 PM

                                                        No, just one method. I highly recommend trying it - it is incredibly addictive. More Worcestershire can be drizzled over all at the end as well.

                                                2. jmcarthur8 Jan 5, 2013 12:39 PM

                                                  Peanut butter and honey on top of butter
                                                  Homemade strawberry jam on top of butter
                                                  Cinnamon sugar on top of butter
                                                  Orange marmalade on top of butter
                                                  Scrambled eggs

                                                  1. Jpan99 Jan 5, 2013 12:42 PM

                                                    Butter and my homemade jam, any flavor
                                                    Peanut butter (especially on cinnamon bread)

                                                    1. alliegator Jan 5, 2013 01:34 PM

                                                      Salted butter and honey. Unless it's rye bread, just butter for that.

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                                                        Clams047 Jan 5, 2013 05:14 PM

                                                        My preference - exactly.

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                                                          ohmyyum Feb 24, 2013 08:22 AM

                                                          Mmm. I love whipped cream cheese on rye. Reminds me of a pumpernickel bagel. I can't get good bagels here in NC and I miss them. I can't really get good rye either. :(

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                                                          alliebear Jan 5, 2013 03:46 PM

                                                          I love cinnamon raisin toast with cream cheese (or any cheese). Delicious. Otherwise I really love butter and jam on toast.

                                                          1. Njchicaa Jan 5, 2013 03:52 PM

                                                            Kerrygold Irish Butter

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                                                              mwhitmore Jan 5, 2013 04:33 PM

                                                              I like Kerrygold Herb Butter. And I'm sorry if my previous post offended anyone.

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                                                              HillJ Jan 5, 2013 04:03 PM

                                                              honey (but goat cheese & honey even more).

                                                              1. tim irvine Jan 5, 2013 04:44 PM

                                                                Depends what kind of toast...
                                                                Whole wheat with walnuts and molasses...orange marmalade and butter
                                                                Home made white sweetened with honey... Butter and spiced gooseberry preserves
                                                                Rye... Butter and apricot almond marmalade
                                                                English muffin...Rose's lime marmalade, lemon curd, or cherry preserves...and, of course, butter
                                                                Store bought white...margarine.

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                                                                  cathodetube Jan 24, 2013 11:01 AM

                                                                  Have you tried the Rose's lemon and lime marmalade? Other brands using this mix are available here in the UK.

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                                                                    goodhealthgourmet Feb 24, 2013 11:28 AM

                                                                    Rose's Marmalade isn't too common in the US. Stonewall Kitchen and Tiptree are pretty readily available in NY & California, but I've always been offended by the unreasonably high price of Stonewall Kitchen products so I don't buy them. Tiptree is lovely - I'm particularly fond of the grapefruit marmalade.

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                                                                      cathodetube Feb 24, 2013 11:32 AM

                                                                      Isn't Stonewall made in the USA?

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                                                                        goodhealthgourmet Feb 24, 2013 11:46 AM

                                                                        It is, which is why it's easy to find here. I didn't mean to imply that it was a British product, just that it's one of the decent marmalades that are readily available in the U.S.

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                                                                          cathodetube Feb 24, 2013 12:00 PM

                                                                          Maybe try going to an Aldi, or a Lidl if you have them where you are. Some of their jams and marmalades are good, but not sure if they would have the same stock there as here. I also like some of the Italian citrus marmalades I have found here.

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                                                                        cathodetube Feb 24, 2013 01:35 PM

                                                                        I just had a look on amazon.com and there is a fair selection of Rose's marmalades available.

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                                                                          goodhealthgourmet Feb 24, 2013 03:19 PM

                                                                          Oh, I know. I was talking about availability in stores. But thanks :)

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                                                                      Blush Jan 6, 2013 11:07 AM

                                                                      My fave is Peanut butter and honey (preferably creamed honey, not runny honey).

                                                                      Other toppings I eat:
                                                                      Peanut butter and cherry jam
                                                                      Peanut butter and strawberry or raspberry jam
                                                                      Butter and cinnamon sugar
                                                                      Cottage cheese and garlic salt

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                                                                        goodhealthgourmet Jan 6, 2013 11:58 AM

                                                                        Your last one reminded me - Friendship Whipped Cottage Cheese is wonderful on whole wheat toast.

                                                                      2. Bacardi1 Jan 6, 2013 11:49 AM

                                                                        Depends on the toast.

                                                                        For rye - butter only.

                                                                        For white, whole grain, or wheat - butter alone, or butter with good preserves or honey. (Sometimes I'll have whole-wheat toast with plain cottage cheese on top for a quick breakfast.)

                                                                        For Raisin or Cinnamon-Raisin - cream cheese.

                                                                        1. Jay F Jan 6, 2013 11:58 AM

                                                                          Butter, then jam or honey. Cinnamon sugar is good, too, but I like using brown sugar more than white, which means putting it together at the last minute.

                                                                          I could be such a toast addict, I have never owned a toaster.

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                                                                            Chemicalkinetics Jan 6, 2013 12:56 PM

                                                                            <I could be such a toast addict, I have never owned a toaster.>

                                                                            So do you use a toaster oven?

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                                                                              Jay F Jan 6, 2013 01:04 PM

                                                                              Nope. No toast. No toaster. No toaster oven.

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                                                                                Chemicalkinetics Jan 6, 2013 01:09 PM

                                                                                Wait, but you said that you are a toast addict. So how to do fix your addiction? :) Also you said about cinnamon sugar too. Does it mean you no longer eat toast and that the cinnamon sugar thing is the thing of the past? Thanks.

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                                                                                  Jay F Jan 6, 2013 01:13 PM

                                                                                  It's when I visit others that I eat toast. Then I let myself go. It's otherwise part of my past.

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                                                                                    Bacardi1 Jan 7, 2013 05:48 AM

                                                                                    Although I did just buy a toaster, for years now I've simply been making toast in my regular oven under the broiler.

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                                                                                      Jay F Jan 7, 2013 06:03 AM

                                                                                      Thanks, but I don't _want_ to make toast at home.

                                                                          2. Delucacheesemonger Jan 6, 2013 12:09 PM

                                                                            Miche-DiBruno's Gorgonzola spread
                                                                            English Muffin-Unsalted butter and grated pecorino romano
                                                                            Bagel-cream cheese, tomatoes, lox, onions
                                                                            White bread-Yuzu marmalade, Hero's Blackberry preserves

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                                                                              plasticanimal Jan 6, 2013 01:15 PM

                                                                              Peanut butter and hot peppers.

                                                                              Or cheddar and hot sauce.

                                                                              1. JenJeninCT Jan 6, 2013 03:50 PM

                                                                                Generous butter with or without addition of:

                                                                                a generous coating of cinnamon sugar, then put under the broiler

                                                                                or, a friend's homemade jellies or preserves- my current fave is a muscadine jelly.

                                                                                Runny egg yolk

                                                                                No butter:
                                                                                Local raw honey that comes with a nice chunk of comb that I smoosh into the bread with the honey, sometimes with the addition of peanut butter.

                                                                                Sharp cheddar cheese, sometimes with bacon, again, put under broiler

                                                                                1. monavano Jan 6, 2013 03:51 PM

                                                                                  As a kid, I snacked on toast with margarine (we never had real butter $$), sugar and cinnamon. Likewise, waffles were slathered with margarine and crop dusted with powdered sugar.

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                                                                                    Kashmirgirl Jan 6, 2013 04:18 PM

                                                                                    Butter and Grape Jelly or simply apple butter

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                                                                                      Emmmily Jan 17, 2013 03:35 PM

                                                                                      Garlic/chive cream cheese, apple butter, a sprinkle of salt, and some caraway seeds (if it's not already seeded rye).

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                                                                                      mexivilla Jan 7, 2013 04:51 AM

                                                                                      Lots of the above but also Cheez Whiz with Jalapeno.

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                                                                                        Vidute Jan 7, 2013 06:12 AM

                                                                                        unsalted butter with a light sprinkling of salt
                                                                                        bacon grease with a dusting of black pepper

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                                                                                          rasputina Jan 7, 2013 06:19 AM

                                                                                          butter and guava jam
                                                                                          or orange marmalade

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                                                                                            justalex Jan 7, 2013 06:25 AM

                                                                                            Salted butter, Penzey's vanilla sugar and Vietnamese cinnamon. My son loves to add a little cocoa powder to the mix.

                                                                                            1. JungMann Jan 7, 2013 07:46 AM

                                                                                              Cheese. I suppose really I'm making open faced sandwiches here, but I can hardly resist the opportunity to melt cheese onto something warm and crunchy.

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                                                                                                Harters Jan 7, 2013 08:14 AM

                                                                                                Marmalade - a nice sharp one.

                                                                                                A guy at the local farmers market sells a great lemon/lime/grapefruit one. And his Seville orange in none too shabby either.

                                                                                                Or for a savoury topping - fried mushrooms.

                                                                                                1. Veggo Jan 7, 2013 08:19 AM

                                                                                                  I like toast points for smoked fish spread - usually with mullet or amberjack.

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                                                                                                    nats79 Jan 8, 2013 10:32 PM

                                                                                                    butter and marmite

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                                                                                                      deputygeorgie Jan 17, 2013 12:49 AM

                                                                                                      Butter AND grape jam. Toast is my favorite food, which I personally think is really weird. I just love it.

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                                                                                                          John Francis Jan 17, 2013 03:10 AM

                                                                                                          Marmalade. No butter.

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                                                                                                            bronwen Jan 17, 2013 10:06 AM

                                                                                                            Butter and Marmite or
                                                                                                            Butter and peanut butter or
                                                                                                            Unsalted butter and raspberry jam

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                                                                                                              bronwen Jan 17, 2013 10:07 AM

                                                                                                              Butter and Rose's Lime Marmalade is fantastic on toast!!

                                                                                                              1. E Eto Jan 17, 2013 10:23 AM

                                                                                                                Echire butter, in an ideal world.
                                                                                                                My usual is goldenrod honey.
                                                                                                                Recently, I've had a lot of extra kinako (sweetened soy powder, usually served with mochi or glutenous rice balls), so I sprinkle it over buttered toast. It's a great combination.

                                                                                                                1. Uncle Bob Jan 17, 2013 10:29 AM

                                                                                                                  A couple of all time favorites....

                                                                                                                  Homemade pear preserves.....
                                                                                                                  Homemade Strawberry figs........

                                                                                                                  Day in and day out...

                                                                                                                  Wild plum and wild blackberry jelly.......

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                                                                                                                    hazelhurst Jan 17, 2013 10:34 AM

                                                                                                                    If not butter then Gentleman's Relish

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                                                                                                                      Delucacheesemonger Jan 17, 2013 03:26 PM

                                                                                                                      Still have two of the pottery containers of Gentleman's Relish l use as shaving soap holders.

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                                                                                                                        Bacardi1 Jan 18, 2013 08:08 AM

                                                                                                                        What does "Gentleman's Relish" taste like? I've been curious about it ever since I saw it used in a "Two Fat Ladies" episode. I got the impression that it was primarily based on anchovies.

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                                                                                                                          hazelhurst Jan 18, 2013 08:11 AM

                                                                                                                          It is heavily anchovy and quite salty.

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                                                                                                                            Bacardi1 Jan 19, 2013 07:04 AM

                                                                                                                            Thanks! Sounds right up my alley. :)

                                                                                                                      2. jrvedivici Jan 17, 2013 10:51 AM

                                                                                                                        First I should point out I don't like toast! I'm an english muffin kind of guy! Second....I never really considered butter a condiment...but for purposes of this discussion that's my choice!

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                                                                                                                          Chemicalkinetics Jan 17, 2013 10:54 AM

                                                                                                                          :) Yeah, I like butter on my English muffin too.

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                                                                                                                            jrvedivici Jan 17, 2013 10:57 AM

                                                                                                                            You know what they say about brilliant minds and palates don't you??? They like English Muffins!!

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                                                                                                                          lolabrw Jan 17, 2013 10:59 AM

                                                                                                                          Butter & lemon curd - such a treat to me!

                                                                                                                          Or, cream cheese and orange/apricot preserves

                                                                                                                          1. meatnveg Jan 17, 2013 11:00 AM

                                                                                                                            and Egg yolks!

                                                                                                                            1. hyacinthgirl Jan 17, 2013 11:26 AM

                                                                                                                              I like them dry, with scrambled eggs on top.

                                                                                                                              But if you're only talking condiment, butter and a tiny bit of blueberry preserves or guava jelly.

                                                                                                                              Also not a condiment, but with sliced tomato, drizzled olive oil and a pinch of salt.

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                                                                                                                                seamunky Jan 17, 2013 11:32 AM

                                                                                                                                Kerrygold salted butter + kosher salt. yum!

                                                                                                                                runny egg yolk + Maggi seasoning

                                                                                                                                mayonnaise + liver pate + Maggi seasoning

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                                                                                                                                  Kholvaitar Jan 17, 2013 01:14 PM

                                                                                                                                  Maggi is an excellent but underutilized seasoning.

                                                                                                                                  I'll have to try it with a little mayo on my Braunschweiger and toasted Bauernbrot.

                                                                                                                                2. Kholvaitar Jan 17, 2013 01:26 PM

                                                                                                                                  Zuckerruben Sirup (Sugar Beet Syrup) is good on toast.

                                                                                                                                  It can also be used for sweetening sauces, desserts and as a baking ingredient.

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                                                                                                                                    linguafood Jan 17, 2013 02:23 PM

                                                                                                                                    OMG, my mom was crazy for that stuff. I can't stomach it. Something something Goldsaft or such.

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                                                                                                                                    GH1618 Jan 17, 2013 02:25 PM

                                                                                                                                    Just butter (unsalted).

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                                                                                                                                      GH1618 Jan 18, 2013 10:34 AM

                                                                                                                                      Addendum: Sometimes, anchovy mashed into soft butter.

                                                                                                                                    2. dave_c Jan 17, 2013 03:19 PM

                                                                                                                                      A big fat pat of butter.

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                                                                                                                                        Booklegger451 Jan 17, 2013 04:08 PM

                                                                                                                                        Roasted bone marrow... Mmmmmm.

                                                                                                                                        1. Paprikaboy Jan 18, 2013 11:07 AM

                                                                                                                                          Gorgonzola and honey.

                                                                                                                                          Interesting toast topping article on the Guardian website a while back.


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                                                                                                                                              HillJ Jan 19, 2013 12:52 PM

                                                                                                                                              Today, on toasted homemade banana whole wheat bread I smeared with thick vanilla Greek yogurt and loved it!

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                                                                                                                                                plasticanimal Jan 20, 2013 02:27 PM

                                                                                                                                                Lately, I've been into burning cheese on toast. Mozzarella and Swiss burn nicely.

                                                                                                                                                1. globocity Jan 20, 2013 08:20 PM

                                                                                                                                                  Butter with cinnamon

                                                                                                                                                  1. John E. Jan 21, 2013 08:47 PM

                                                                                                                                                    i almost never eat toast anymore, but when I did it always had butter, sometimes jam, peanut butter & honey, or sometimes Cheez Whiz, but not all on the same piece of toast.

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                                                                                                                                                      gnomatic Jan 21, 2013 11:02 PM

                                                                                                                                                      Butter + condensed milk. Or butter + an over easy egg.

                                                                                                                                                      1. mamachef Jan 22, 2013 05:48 PM

                                                                                                                                                        The best butter I can find, unsalted, w/ a sprinkle of nice crunchy salt.And lately, mashed avocado, more salt, sometimes lime.

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                                                                                                                                                          jeanmarieok Jan 22, 2013 06:14 PM

                                                                                                                                                          Whole grain bread, mashed avocado with a drizzle of olive oil, salt, red pepper flakes.

                                                                                                                                                          Whole grain bread with unsalted good butter and homemade blackberry jam.

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                                                                                                                                                          makeit_alice Jan 22, 2013 10:50 PM

                                                                                                                                                          PB&J + cottage cheese on top. Try it!

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                                                                                                                                                            emu48 Jan 22, 2013 11:12 PM

                                                                                                                                                            Crunchy peanut butter and hot Indian or Pakistani lime pickle.

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                                                                                                                                                                CanadaGirl Jan 24, 2013 02:46 AM

                                                                                                                                                                Oohh! That sounds fantastic!

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                                                                                                                                                                latindancer Jan 22, 2013 11:34 PM

                                                                                                                                                                Raisin toast with 2 poached eggs & a side of jalepeno jam.

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                                                                                                                                                                  trvlcrzy Jan 22, 2013 11:35 PM

                                                                                                                                                                  Fruity extra virgin olive oil and salt.

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                                                                                                                                                                    1. sherrib Jan 23, 2013 07:27 PM

                                                                                                                                                                      Feta, fresh tarragon (or mint) and thin slices of tomato.

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                                                                                                                                                                        cathodetube Jan 24, 2013 11:10 AM

                                                                                                                                                                        Butter and Marmite - can also add broiled small tomatoes on top.

                                                                                                                                                                        Butter in general, we have some fantastic butter here in the UK, inc. different types of French fleur de sel

                                                                                                                                                                        Butter and different types of marmalade - lemon and lime and seville are faves

                                                                                                                                                                        Smoked mackerel pate

                                                                                                                                                                        Butter, then sliced cheese, not melted, on top, like Cheddar, Gouda, Edam or Havarti

                                                                                                                                                                        I like different nut butters, but prefer peanut butter on untoasted bread

                                                                                                                                                                        1. Dagney Feb 24, 2013 03:21 AM

                                                                                                                                                                          Butter, evenly spread over well toasted bread.

                                                                                                                                                                          1. twyst Feb 24, 2013 03:28 AM

                                                                                                                                                                            Foie Gras Torchon :devil:

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                                                                                                                                                                              Dagney Feb 24, 2013 01:45 PM

                                                                                                                                                                              well, yeah. of course. (as I weep...I live in California....sigh...)

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                                                                                                                                                                              Bidnezz Feb 24, 2013 05:59 AM

                                                                                                                                                                              It does depend on what kind of bread.... but it would be either plain butter, just apple butter, or peanut butter.

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                                                                                                                                                                                MonMauler Feb 24, 2013 08:07 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                Contrary to my previous response, I buttered my toast yesterday, and it was delicious. I may do the same today.

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                                                                                                                                                                                  ohmyyum Feb 24, 2013 08:11 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                  For breakfast, good butter-- kerrygold, lurpak, beurre d'isigny, whatever, but high butterfat is essential. If I'm in the mood for sweet, then with the addition of some raspberry preserves or marmalade.

                                                                                                                                                                                  For a mid-day snack, I concur with the 'avocado' folks. Except mine must also have a sprinkle of sea salt and a drizzle of honey!

                                                                                                                                                                                  And cheese toast is a different animal entirely.

                                                                                                                                                                                  1. John E. Feb 24, 2013 09:48 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                    While I don't eat a lot of toast, I did recently make bacon jam for the first time and that is certainly a great condiment for toast.

                                                                                                                                                                                    1. grampart Feb 24, 2013 10:07 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                      Lately, I've been hooked on this Biscoff Crunchy spread. The smooth is pretty darned good, too.

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                                                                                                                                                                                        Boatman Mar 27, 2013 07:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                        A good amount of butter, then on top of that, a faint layer of peanut butter. Trust me.

                                                                                                                                                                                        1. EWSflash Mar 27, 2013 07:33 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                          Creamed chipped beef. Sorry, but it's most definitely the best topping in my book when it's done well, and quite frankly, I've never had it done too badly.

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                                                                                                                                                                                            grampart Mar 28, 2013 04:50 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                            I'm down with "sos" too, but I'm not sure what you mean by "too badly". Ever had it in a chow hall?

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                                                                                                                                                                                              Chemicalkinetics Mar 28, 2013 05:52 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                              SOS? Is that what it is called?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                grampart Mar 28, 2013 05:54 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                $hit on a shingle in GI-speak.

                                                                                                                                                                                          2. tcamp Mar 28, 2013 06:36 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                            Always savory:

                                                                                                                                                                                            Butter and marmite
                                                                                                                                                                                            Butter and grated sap sago cheese
                                                                                                                                                                                            Mashed avocado w/ salt and habanero hot sauce
                                                                                                                                                                                            Butter and sliced hard-boiled egg (w/ S&P)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Peanut butter, no jelly

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                                                                                                                                                                                              cathodetube Mar 28, 2013 06:43 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                              I am with you on the butter and marmite, and the avo, hard boiled egg and peanut butter; never had liverwurst on toast, and what is sap sago cheese?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                cathodetube Mar 28, 2013 06:48 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                I do like both tuna salad and egg salad sandwiches on toasted bread - something to do with being served them in restaurants when growing up, with cocktail sticks to hold them together, I think. Do diners etc. still serve them like that?

                                                                                                                                                                                              3. Paprikaboy Mar 28, 2013 09:22 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                I have a new favourite.
                                                                                                                                                                                                I'd tried it before but not all the components were exactly right and it's surprising how much of a difference it makes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bread must be sourdough, the butter must be salted, unsalted will not do. Finally Lyles golden syrup spread on top.

                                                                                                                                                                                                1. bumblecat May 7, 2013 09:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                  What about the last of the tomato paste, scraped from the can, a sprinkling of salt, and a lovely dusting of McCormick's chipotle powder?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    BuildingMyBento May 10, 2013 10:36 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kaya jam from Singapore. It's a coconut spread, often placed on toast, with lots of butter. I'd like it every day, and "unfortunately," it IS sold in NYC, in various pan-Asian markets.


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