Crust-Less

I'm semi-childlike in the fact that I don't like bread crust. I chop it off most of my sandwiches. Also, I repel any bread that has grainy, nutty bits nestled inside. I enjoy the whole wheat varieties-sans the wheat kernel chunks. I prefer English Muffins with my eggs. There is no crust to cut.

If I am gathered among a mature audience and attempting to make an impression, I will most likely not pull out my knife and shave off the dry edges. I typically bare through the boring sides of the bread, often gulping water in hopes of adding moisture to the desert-like feeling in my mouth.

If anyone tells me that the crust contains all of the vitamins and minerals, I will disagree. The crust is the same as the middle of the bread. Just because it has had direct exposure to the oven heat, and has turned brown and extraordinarily dry, doesn't make it more nutritious.

I'm the mom who cuts the crust off the sandwiches of my children. I'm the one who needs a dog to eat all of bread crust that I cut off of sanwiches. I'm the gal who wishes that "Whole Wheat Uncrustables" didn't include honey with the peanut butter. I give honey a thumbs down also. I need to try "Crustless Bread" if I could only find where it is sold. It might be easier to just get a dog.

Comments

Becoming Me said…
I am not big on crust either, but this former Wonderbread girl does enjoy some grainy bread now. I too always thought it odd that people say the crust is healthier. Where did that theory come from? And it just furthers the thoughts that healthy has to be yucky. Not so.
Lisa Diederichs said…
You would fit in perfectly at my lunch table in the cafeteria with my 1st graders and their lunch-boxed meals! xoxo
Annie said…
When I used to nanny for 5 kids, I would make PB&J sandwiches every day. I would then cut off the crusts for them. As they ate their sandwiches, I ate their crusts. 2 birds with 1 stone.

So next year at Mt. Hermon, just give me your crusts. :)
Denise said…
i am right there with you. i too will remove the crust off of the kids sandwiches, but my hubby will not. we have confused them. and yes, the crust cannot be healthier, some mom made that up to get her kids to eat it, and it worked for many (even me as a child),but now we are wiser, and we call for freedom!! and we will not let another generation grow up bound to the crust!
Sarah Markley said…
I vote for the dog. But I like crusts. I eat the crusts I cut off of the kids' sandwiches.