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I Love Dark Burned Toast. How about You?

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One of my favorite ways to make toast is to burn them up, I love the flavor darkness brings. Since I was a kid, I've always enjoyed the smell of burning toast in the morning.

English Muffins, got to look like hockey pucks.
Bagels, dark please!
Dark breads, even better to have a dark base them toast to a deep dark brown.
Thick Italian bread, a real favorite and yes burn it please!

Also, I like to slather them with cold butter and let it melt in. Sometimes I'll use jam but, most time just a good quality butter.

How about you? Are you a light toast person or a dark toast lover? What breads do you like to toast most? Do you enjoy butter only or adorn with jams etc?

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  1. ANything my mother burnt went to my best friends house. They happened to be Irish, are you?

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    1. re: JOHN45

      Hmm. Infiltrating to say H's family is from Ireland and all of them (including himself, when he would eat six slices for his "side" dish at breakfast) like their toast/bagels/English muffins very dark.

      1. re: JOHN45

        I'm not Irish but, I'll accept all burnt offerings!

      2. I must have crisp, but not burnt. Good bread needs only butter or butter and cherry jam.

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        1. re: LA Buckeye Fan

          Cherry jam, nice touch. What type of breads do you like?

          1. re: treb

            Sourdough is my favorite , but really anything ,

              1. re: LA Buckeye Fan

                Another lover of dark burned Sourdough here, broken up in spicy spinach soup.

                1. re: Kholvaitar

                  I like to dunk it in tomato soup.

          2. Dark toast, definitely. Very.

            All sorts of raised rye breads are tops.

            Butter of course. Jam, it depends. More on english muffins or white breads than other breads.

            1. Light toast to medium toast. Not dark toast, not me.

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              1. re: Chemicalkinetics

                Opps. Forgot to add. For toast bread, I think I like any bread. However, I really like to add butter to white toast bread. Adding butter to say toasted whole wheat bread does not work for me.

                Oh yes, I actually love English muffin, but you may not count it as bread -- not sure.

                1. re: Chemicalkinetics

                  When I was a kid white bread was all we had, I liked that the inside stayed soft with the outer crust dark and crisp.

              2. The darker the better in my book! My husband is horrified at the double-toasting I give English muffins and rye toast.

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                1. re: Njchicaa

                  My English Muffins have to be dark and crunchy. I like all the nooks that can hold lots of butter.

                  1. re: treb

                    And the only nooks I've found on English Muffins are those baked by Bays. Fork split of course.

                    1. re: RedTop

                      Definitely fork split, they got to be craggy.