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Toast Sandwich Is Cheap And Easy But Is It Good?


Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. In these hard times, Britain's Royal Academy of Chemistry has come up with the cheapest meal of all: a toast sandwich. They found the recipe in the Victorian best-seller "Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management." It's a piece of toast between two buttered slices of bread, and costs 12 cents to make.

The academy is offering a reward for anyone who can make a cheaper meal - 200 British pounds, enough to make 2,600 toast sandwiches. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.