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    A Crime Was Committed Today, When I Tried Vegemite And Peanut Butter Toast

    Lord, forgive me for the sins that I have set out to commit.

    Today, in the name of science and Pulitzer Prize winning journalism, I set out to do something so heinous, so abnormal, so immoral, that it may have changed me on a fundamental level...

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    Today, my friends, I decided to try Vegemite and peanut butter toast.

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    Now this combination, evidently, is not a new thing. In my research, I discovered not only a mass-produced jar of peanut butter and Marmite (Vegemite's ugly step-sibling), but actual recommendations from human beings who were praising the two flavours:

    Heads up: Vegemite and peanut butter together, it's good.

    @sarky_sheena I’ve been saying for years how great Vegemite and Peanut Butter are together.

    I'm no prude, but there are some lines that I feel should never be crossed — and this was one of them. But I can't deny it...my interest was piqued. What had these strange, culinary wizards cooked up? Could these two flavours, in fact, be twin flames? The new salt and caramel? I had to find out.

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    So, I started with what I knew. Good quality bread, toasted to a golden brown and topped with a humble spread of unsalted butter.

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    Fun, behind-the-scenes fact: I had to wedge the camera in my bra to film this. Anything for the content.

    Then I added the perfect amount of Vegemite. Not too generous, not too skimpy. Just right.

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    And honestly, I had a mind to just stop myself right then and there.

    But then came the wildcard topping: The smooth, velvety peanut butter.

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    And I went generous here. After all, it was still PB toast! And you can't half-arse that shit.

    Until finally, I could delay the taste test no longer. I dove in, I chowed down and I'll allow my myriad of facial expressions to tell you exactly how it went:

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    It was an emotional roller coaster. There was saltiness. Sweetness. Yeast-ness. But while I was prepared to give it a red hot go, it was a big no from me.

    I hate food waste, but this baby had to go in the bin.

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    No hate to those of you that love this combo, you do you. But I, for one, will not be crossing such a line again.

    Now if you'll excuse me, I'll be washing down the taste of that sacrilege with a far superior serving of Vegemite and smashed avo.

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    HMU with your favourite Vegemite combo in the comments!