warm as toast
Comfortably warm, as in It was freezing outside, but we were warm as toast in front of the fire. Despite the British custom of serving toasted bread in a rack that rapidly cools it, this idiom originated in England, at first as hot as toast (c. 1430) and by the mid-1800s in its present form.
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Warm milk mixed with a spoonful of fireplace ashes seemed to also be popular among 19th century England.
It was doubtless a warm reunion with his family, who are featured in The Cuban Wives.Of Cuban Spies, a Baby, and a Filmmaker: The Strange Tale of the Cuban Five|Nina Strochlic|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Serve with the warm sauce and your choice of ice cream, whipped cream, or yogurt.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Paul, the thrill of breakfast with the Reverend, may be giving way to the taste of burnt toast.
Dinner was a baroque affair, on the beach, a warm breeze gently blowing.
This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
It was very warm, and for a while they did nothing but exchange remarks about the heat, the sun, the glare.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Decomposition sets in rapidly, especially in warm weather, and greatly interferes with all the examinations.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
She may be as chaste as unsunned snow, she is certainly as cold: but for warm, inspiring virtue!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
He silenced her with a gesture, and, leaving a piece of toast half-eaten on his plate, he got up and went into his study.Uncanny Tales|Various