1. Set toaster to desired ‘doneness’ setting.
2. Put bread in toaster and depress the lever.
3. Choose your spreadable: peanut butter, plain butter, jam, some combo of the above.
4. Do something while you wait for the toaster to ‘pop’: start laundry, empty the dishwasher, check email.
5. Hear the toaster pop.
6. Wait at least 2 and no more than 5 additional minutes.
7. Enjoy your perfectly crispy, cooled, not-soggy-on-one-side toast.