See that picture above? Yeah, that's exactly what you think it is: a toaster with a pre-determined Pop Tart setting. And that is just about the coolest thing in the world.
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SHOW ME HOW
Or in the world of toasters, at least.
The toaster pictured is the one that came with my room in Beaver Creek -- a virtual wonderland of things cooler and more functionally solid than the things I have at home. At home, I have two toasters (because I am an old short-order cook and having only one toaster around makes me nervous). One of them has only two settings: Uncooked and Mysterious House Fire. And the other (which, no lie, was a promotional toaster that I got for buying a certain brand of granola) will only toast bagels, for reasons that have never been clear to me.
But now that I know there is a Pop Tart-specific toaster out there in the world, I must have one of my own. Because regardless of how my fellow scribblers here at Cafe Society might feel about the humble breakfast pastry, I do dearly love me some Pop Tarty goodness now and again. Even if, because of my home toaster situation, I generally have to eat them cold.