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toast

(jargon)
1. Any completely inoperable system or component, especially one that has just crashed and burned: "Uh, oh ... I think the serial board is toast."

2. To cause a system to crash accidentally, especially in a manner that requires manual rebooting. "Rick just toasted the firewall machine again."

Compare fried.
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Two slices of white or brown toasted bloomer, with a choice of Tiptree jam, marmalade or Marmite.
She said toasted seeds made a tasty snack that people could eat in between meals, also noting that cooking oil was not needed while toasting as pumpkin seeds had their own natural oil hence they needed no cooking oil.
Drizzle with some raw honey and garnish with toasted nuts, if desired.
The toast is available on tight-grain French oak barrels made in France with lightly toasted heads for red wines.
"We are excited to offer a quicker-cooking version of our toasted quinoa."
FOR THE TOAST: Four 3/4inch-thick slices of country-style bread 240ml labneh (Lebanese-style) yoghurt or plain Greek yoghurt 4tbsp toasted and roughly chopped pistachios Flaky salt MAkE THE SAFFRON HONEY: 1.
ROASTED BEETS ON TOAST WITH LABNEH AND SAFFRON HONEY (Serves 4) TO MAKE THE SAFFRON HONEY AND ROASTED BEETS: 1/2tsp saffron threads 120ml honey 1/4tsp, plus a pinch, of coarse salt 3 medium beetroots, ends trimmed 2tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2tsp finely chopped fresh mint leaves Freshly ground black pepper FOR THE TOAST: Four 3/4inch-thick slices of country-style bread 240ml labneh (Lebanese-style) yoghurt or plain Greek yoghurt 4tbsp toasted and roughly chopped pistachios Flaky salt MAKE THE SAFFRON HONEY: 1.
THE TOAST: 3/4inch-thick slices country-style bread 240ml labneh Lebanese-style) yoghurt or plain Greek yoghurt 4tbsp toasted and roughly chopped pistachios salt b3e MAKE THE SAFFRON HONEY: Toast the saffron in a frying pan over medium heat, shaking the pan often, until saffron is fragrant - this should take 30 seconds to one minute.
Spread whole-milk ricotta over toasted sourdough bread.
The wide bread slots meant we could toast bread slices of any width, and the browning control, which ranges from one to six, allowed us to prepare toast as per individual tastes, from lightly toasted to the very crisp.
Scrambled eggs on 2 toasted slices of wholemeal bread from a small 400g loaf with grilled tomatoes and mushrooms cooked in low-calorie cooking spray, season and garnish with chopped spring onions.
Continuing its record of new product development in the frozen snacks sector, Glendale Foods has introduced two new microwaveable toasted sandwiches under its popular Yankee brand.