We’re getting better and better at putting Things on Toast, a culinary category that’s hard to beat for its versatility. Some spreads applied thin can boost flavor while creating a protective layer between crisp surface and squishy toppings. Good loaves of unsliced bread allow us to control the degree of thickness that’s desired/required. And when we’re eating and running, we pack the toast and its adornments separately to ensure a satsifactory portion.
Here are four ways to go — savory, sweet and somewhere in between.