After a week of staring expectantly at that cardboard box, hoping for breakfast, I'm glad I finally consulted the instructions.
But... but... you just told me I had to...?!
Not strictly an "instruction" (unless you are the toaster), but reassuring nonetheless.
This requirement excludes two of the three persons in my household.
toast \'tōst\ v.t.: to render (as bread) crisp, hot, and brown via a process of heating and drying.