Burnt Toast – A Cautionary Tale

A watched toaster oven will never catch fire. I learned this lesson the hard way

It all started innocently enough

I don't think these will make good breadcrumbs
I don't think these will make good breadcrumbs

I was multitasking one evening, doing chores and getting ready to make dinner. I figured I could dry out some old bread to make into crumbs while I put away a few things upstairs. I have done this many times before. Put a few pieces of stale bread in the toaster oven, set on low temp for about 10 minutes, and it crushes nicely. But things didn’t turn out that way tonight.

 

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