four ways to make fancy toast. four ways to make fancy toast. Artisanal toast, four ways. (Photo: Jerry James Stone)

Raise a glass for these unique breakfast toasts

Toast has never been trendier, or more delicious. Here are 5 ways to make it.

You can pop a slice or two of bread in the toaster and call it breakfast. Or, you can turn workaday toast into the best breakfast of your life, with some terrific toppings and brilliant combinations. It's fancy without even trying!

Here's a roundup of our favorite fancy toasts, created by vegetarian chef and blogger Jerry James Stone, a regular contributor in our Israeli Kitchen channel. Scroll to the end for a bonus that's perfect for summer!

Spinach toast with poached egg

spinach egg toastHot breakfast doesn't have to be complicated. (Photo: Jerry James Stone)

Spinach is not the most photogenic of foods, but when you pile it on your favorite bread and top it with a poached egg, it suddenly becomes the most Instagrammable meal of your day. Here's Stone's recipe.

Hummus cucumber toast

hummus cucumber toastIt's perfection on toast. (Photo: Jerry James Stone)

How fancy can you get with a cucumber and a hummus schmear? Apparently the sky's the limit, when you use Stone's technique of slicing cucumbers (mandolin slicer lengthwise). It's almost too pretty to eat – but nothing is, really. Here's the recipe.

Avocado tomato toast

avocado tomato toastThis is more than a hot food trend. Avocado toast is the best thing to happen before noon. (Photo: Jerry James Stone)

Avocado toast is more than a food trend; it's also amazing. Throw on some fresh cherry tomatoes and a couple good seasonings, and you've totally won breakfast. Like most of the toasts listed here, this one takes five minutes to prepare, which is not much longer than the time it takes to reach up and grab a box of cereal, pour some in a bowl and drown it in milk. Here's the recipe.

Blueberry goat cheese toast

blueberry goat cheese toastFor best results, use a hearty bread like Texas toast. (Photo: Jerry James Stone)

When you're pressed for time in the morning but are tired of ordinary spreads like cream cheese and jelly, make this your go-to: Spreadable goat cheese, blueberries and pomegranates and a drizzle of honey. It's so simple, you don't even need a written recipe – but we've got one anyway, just in case.

Hazelnut s'mores toast

s'mores on toastThis is the perfect treat for those who loves s'mores but could do without the campfire part. (Photo: amfroey/Shutterstock)
If you love the outdoors but bristle at the thought of sleeping in a tent, then s'mores toast is for you. Raquel Pelzel wrote an entire cookbook devoted to toast, so if she says you can make s'mores indoors, we believe her. Here's her recipe from Fine Cooking.


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Raise a glass for these unique breakfast toasts
Breakfast toasts are a hot Instagrammable food craze. Here are 5 brilliant ways to make it.