Fix It: The Burnt Toast Solution You Never Thought Of

By Liesl Clark

It was an “Ah ha!” moment for me. And it came from my husband whom I’ve lived with for 10 years, so you can imagine my surprise.

No need to toss out your burnt toast. Just scrape off the brown/black carbon with a….cheese grater!

That’s it. Enough said. Enjoy your carbon-free toast.

A simple trash hack: Use that cheese grater to scrape off the burnt part of your toast.

A simple trash hack: Use that cheese grater to scrape off the burnt part of your toast.

Oh, and the chickens and composter would love to have your charred bits. Waste not.

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5 Comments on “Fix It: The Burnt Toast Solution You Never Thought Of”

  1. January 18, 2013 at 11:57 am #

    That is a new one, we simply have used a butter knife to scrape off the burnt parts, I’m sure this is quicker.

    • January 18, 2013 at 12:17 pm #

      Yep. Quicker, more effective, and more exact in it’s overall scraping results. Who knew?
      — Liesl at Trash Backwards

  2. Janell
    January 20, 2013 at 5:54 am #

    Just be sure to position the toast vertically so that the burnt stuff falls away from it.

    • January 20, 2013 at 6:27 am #

      Yes, it’s all in the skill and technical positioning of toast and grater to get optimal results!

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