I've had this for a few weeks now and I've used it exclusively...I haven't turned my oven on once. That's the whole reason I have a toaster oven of this size to begin with, so I can do the majority of my baking in it rather than heating up the oven.I've cooked everything from frozen pizzas to a soufflé in this oven. I've found that the convection cooking is no faster and in some cases is significantly slower, than regular baking. Frozen pizzas take a few minutes longer on convection/bake than on bake. I ma..
When I first started to look for a replacement for my old (very, very) Black and Decker SpaceSaver toaster oven I had a long list of requirements. As I hadn't shopped for a toaster oven in about 30 years I didn't realize that those stipulations were wildly optimistic. After months of frustrating research (and one very bad purchase), I was left with two show-stopping requirements: no Teflon (or Teflon-like) coating because of the fumes that emits, and an "I am done" sound that didn't shatter my eardrums ..
We bought this oven based on its size/appearance and the poor reviews of other models.* It's large capacity: They claim 6 slices can fit, maybe so, but I what I know for sure is that 4 frozen waffles fit very easily; it's also easy to reach in to remove them when done, no more using a fork to pull them out, my hand can fit w/o risk of hitting a hot element* It looks good: It's got the stainless steel look and matches my counter-top microwave. Despite its capacity, it's unobtrusive on the counter and does..