Crusts: Love them or hate them? . I’m in the love camp. A fresh crust from a just-baked loaf is heaven for me but an end-of-the-loaf crust is still a treat. . Here’s a sourdough spelt loaf with a oat porridge stirred into the dough. I claimed the crust and topped it with home-rendered lard, scrambled egg and a lot of parsley. . If you are the bread-maker, never feel guilty for nabbing the crust ;-)