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Best Toaster Oven 2016
In best toaster oven 2016 we are going to look at the benefits of a toaster oven compared to a conventional oven and then we will review some of the best selling new toaster ovens of 2016.
Benefits of owning a toaster oven:
- It's more energy efficient and cheaper than a conventional oven.
- It doesn't run as hot, so you don't heat up the house unnecessarily, on a warm day.
- If you are cooking a large meal for say thanksgiving, you will probably run out of oven space. With a toaster oven you can do the lighter cooking with it, while the bigger oven is running.
- These toaster ovens are easier to clean than a full oven. If something boils over inside it, there is usually a tray at the bottom, into which the mess falls. That tray can easily be removed and cleaned.
- Toaster ovens are compact and don't take up much space in a small kitchen.
Cuisinart TOB-195 Exact Heat Toaster Oven Broiler, Stainless
This toaster oven by Cuisinart is among the best in the market. It provides outstanding performance. The durability of the machine is another important factor. The Cuisinart is basically a full oven, just with a reduced size. They designed the toaster oven with the controls under the door not to the side. This design saves on counter space.
The 15000 watt power output enables it to perform heavy duty baking. It takes a few minutes to warm up. It has an alarm to indicate that proper temperature is achieved. The digital temperature controls make the oven easier to use. They also enable you maintain and manipulate temperature better.
This oven is not only easy to use it is also easy to clean. The inside walls of the Cuisinart is non stick. The crumb tray also enables easy cleaning.
Despite the smaller size the oven can get very hot. So use oven mitts at all times and do not touch the exterior with your bare hands.
This is a quality product designed for long term use. I would recommend it to consumers who need reliability and durability.
Black & Decker TRO480BS Toast-R-Oven 4-Slice
The Black & Decker TRO480BS is our pick as best budget toaster oven of 2016.
This toaster oven is designed to be a great second oven. To be used as an energy efficient alternative for toasting and heating. The interior is reasonably spacious. The oven does no take up a lot of counter space.
The control panel of the oven has three knobs. The knob on the top controls temperature. The middle one select from a few functions. The bottom knob controls a timer. This three dial design makes this oven easy to use.
The 12000 Watt of power ensures professional baking. The oven achieves required temperature quickly. The heat distribution is even ensuring proper even baking.
The cleaning of the product is also easy.
The exterior is nicely designed. However the oven heats up fairly quickly and can you can burn yourself on it. Do not to store things on top or around it.
Despite being a high functionality product it is very reasonably priced. This makes it a very desirable kitchen appliance.
Breville BOV800XL The Smart Oven 1800-Watt Convection Toaster Oven with Element IQ
Though it is marketed as a toaster oven, this oven has the ability to replace the larger conventional oven. It looks attractive and solid with it's reinforced steel body. The overall look is clean. Also it blends well with other kitchen appliances.
The Breville BOV800XL is also energy efficient which, is a very important factor. As it makes this not only Eco-friendly but also economical. This is achieved through a sealed door. Through this quality heat loss is minimized. Thus the efficiency is increased.
The control panel is not only attractive but also easy to use. The LCD screen is easy to read. The dial controls are easy to master.
As the name indicates this is a 'smart' oven. It comes with nine preset programs. These programs enable you to set temperatures and time without much fuss. The oven has a auto-defrost setting. Using the defrost you can cook frozen items directly with better results. The program adds the exact right amount of time.
The magnetized oven door in another great thoughtful design detail. Due to this oven rack is pulled out almost half way when the door is opened. This reduces risk of burns. The rack can also be positioned as per your requirements. The door handle is great size and stays cool. The glass door has markings to indicate the position. The crumb tray slides out from the front for easy cleaning.
Overall this is a full convection oven in a small package. The breville is a must have for small kitchens where space is an issue. But it is also an great appliance for cooks that want things done quickly. All in all an excellent product for any kitchen.