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    Lazy breakfast toasters

    Don't often have breakfast in the morning but, if I do, I find myself stopping at the McDonalds now on my way to work and getting a double bacon muffin.

    I've been looking over the two following toaster kits and wondered if anybody had tried them:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tefal-Toast-...ct_top?ie=UTF8

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hamilton-Bea...ct_top?ie=UTF8

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    If you are too lazy to put some toast in a toaster and fry an egg, you are too lazy to clean either of them

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Not too lazy to use a toaster but always seem to screw up frying an egg in a pan.

    Also, if you have to fry the egg then you can't be elsewhere doing something else

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Quote Originally Posted by Zico View Post
    Not too lazy to use a toaster but always seem to screw up frying an egg in a pan.

    Also, if you have to fry the egg then you can't be elsewhere doing something else
    Yes, you could me making a coffee!

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Nice try, can't stand coffee and don't really drink tea either.

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Nah, skip it - they're a nice idea (for some) but the two people I know who have them stopped using them in no time at all.

    The cleaning is fiddly and ultimately not worth the effort.

    They both had models like the one in the first link. No idea on the second one but it looks like a pain to clean.
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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    True, probably use them a few times, get fed up of the mess and then stick them in the cupboard for years.

    Next question is, do I still do McD's tomorrow morning

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    lol can't believe someone thought that there was a sufficient market for those!



    do you seriously expect a McDonalds breakfast to fuel you properly? rubbery stinky egg "muffin"... eek!

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Quote Originally Posted by ik9000 View Post
    do you seriously expect a McDonalds breakfast to fuel you properly? rubbery stinky egg "muffin"... eek!
    Do you seriously think a thread entitled "Lazy breakfast toasters" will provide fertile ground for anti-Maccy D snobbery?

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Quote Originally Posted by Spreadie View Post
    Do you seriously think a thread entitled "Lazy breakfast toasters" will provide fertile ground for anti-Maccy D snobbery?

    Snobbery? Merely stating fact. I like a big mac as much as the next man - well perhaps less depending on who the next man is - but their breakfasts. Not with a bargepole thank you!

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Sausage and Egg mcmuffin mmmm

    Might get this tomorrow morning infact lol.

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Quote Originally Posted by Zico View Post
    ... always seem to screw up frying an egg in a pan.
    Get yourself a one egg frying pan: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004APPGMS
    If you have a gas ring a diffuser might by handy: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B003LXFGSY

    Put a little oil ion the bottom of your pan. Get it nice and hot. Crack in the egg. Turn the heat right down. Leave it alone for about 3 minutes. No, don't touch it. No, not even then.

    Once the top is definitely set, use a spatula/flipper/implement to flip it onto your toast.

    Job done, and WAY nicer than McDonalds.

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    this ^ this with bells on. *

    *How you interpret that is up to you. NB however that whisky in the morning can be a sign of alcohol dependency.

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Quote Originally Posted by ik9000 View Post
    Snobbery? Merely stating fact.
    I think you will find the word your looking for is 'opinion'.

    As per Spreadie's post above, thanks for stopping by an contributing to this thread.

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    Re: Lazy breakfast toasters

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Get yourself a one egg frying pan: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004APPGMS
    If you have a gas ring a diffuser might by handy: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B003LXFGSY

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    Once the top is definitely set, use a spatula/flipper/implement to flip it onto your toast.

    Job done, and WAY nicer than McDonalds.
    To be honest I don't mess things up too much. Our gas hobb is needing to be replaced first so it might best to do that and then see how things go.

    As for McD's, until I started a new role in January, I didn't go past one on my way to work (though I did drive past this morning so I can resist temptation ).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zico View Post
    I think you will find the word your looking for is 'opinion'.

    As per Spreadie's post above, thanks for stopping by an contributing to this thread.
    As my post above, McDonalds Breakfast is not sufficient to construe a healthy balanced breakfast that will fuel your day.

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