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Crumpet: should I get some?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by betty swollocks, 13 Mar 2008.

  1. betty swollocks

    betty swollocks large member

    Let's face it: I don't have a great history with toasters. Me and them cannot co-exist in the same universe for too long. Sooner or later they give up: usually sooner.
    My current one, a Tesco cheapo has lasted longer than most, but just now it has refused to pop up my crumpets - choosing instead to send smoke signals billowing out of the kitchen, to apprise me that they are 'done'. And done were indeed, carbonised and wedged in. In despair (I have nothing else to eat), I yanked the lever, the blooming thing suddenly released its grip: they jumped out of their respective slots and tumbled onto the kitchen floor.
    So should I eat them, or consign them to the bin? I'm off for a spin soon and your verdict will decide whether I go on an empty stomach.

    Actually, there's a very old tin of chili kidney beans lurking at the back of the pantry, but I daren't risk those.
     
  2. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Staff Member

    just eat 'em.
     
  3. betty swollocks

    betty swollocks large member

    They're covered in fluff and gawd knows what else.
     
  4. Haitch

    Haitch Flim Flormally

    Location:
    Netherlands
    Rinse them under the tap.
     
  5. walker

    walker New Member

    Location:
    Bromley, Kent
    nah pick it off and eat it, by the time it took you to type it all out they would of gone cold and the butter wouldn't of melted
     
  6. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    I am all for more crumpet...especially hot and dripping with butter
     

  7. and a bit of 'fluff' involved too... I think this is one of those 'liaisons toastereuse' - a 'mange a trois' a 'pas de oops' a '4X4'...

    Get a Dualit ;)