Cooking with Ease: Six ways to ‘toast’ to the new school year

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 14, 2022) Growing up, Mom often made us toast for breakfast. It was fast and easy but still homemade. Some days just plain butter toast, some days with peanut butter and on special days, we had cinnamon toast.

A couple years ago, I posted my mom’s cinnamon toast recipe on my personal blog and had several readers send me messages with their own mother’s go-to toast recipes. So many people with cheese toast memories. I couldn’t believe it. And as a lover of both cheese and toast, I was shocked I had not had it.

An old friend from church told me about her mom making chocolate toast, with the powdered chocolate milk mix. Everyone that wrote had such fond memories of these simple meals.

This one little thing can set the tone for the day.

I want to keep my talking short so I can share all of these recipes with you. The one thing I need you to know is, forgo the toaster. This toast is a job for the oven broiler. You heard me; you have to turn that oven on. Making toast in the oven does two things; one, it keeps the bottom of the bread soft and pillowy while the top gets buttery and crispy; two, it makes your house smell like heaven. Use the oven. If you have your own toast memories I would love to hear them! Email me anytime at .

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