Cuisinart Combo Steam and Convection Oven

We really love toasters and this one steams as well as it toasts. We’ve yet to try out a steam oven but we think it’s going to make some mad ribs.

Energy-efficient ­machine cooks up to 40% faster than conventional ovens. Customized Bake-with-Steam and Broil-with-Steam settings –plus all the standard functions of a traditional countertop toaster oven. Gives you up to two hours of uninterrupted steam for fat-free cooking with maximum moisture retention. Specialized dough-proofing technology helps ensure perfect loaves, rolls and pizza crust. 47-oz. water reservoir removes for easy filling … (read more)

Convection steam ovens promise speedy cooking

Convection steam ovens promise speedy cooking

Why reheat day-old food in the microwave when you can rejuvenate leftovers to just-made freshness. That’s one of the promises Wolf makes with its $ 3,800 built-in convection steam oven. We scoured the market for the latest in timesaving cooking appliances, and convection steam ovens, which boast speed, versatility, and healthy food prep, grabbed our attention. Here’s a look at three we have in our cooking labs now.
 
The combination of convection and steam is meant to reduce cooking time, with … (read more)

Krups FBC4 Convection Toaster Oven is done in by a faulty display

Krups FBC4 Convection Toaster Oven is done in by a faulty display

In addition to fast, precise heating, the Krups FBC4 Convection Toaster Oven is supposed to deliver “expert controlled cooking functions” and an “illuminated LCD control panel with easy to use controls.” However, we observed glitches with the appliance’s control panel on four separate samples. As a result, we’ve rated this $ 200 appliance a Don’t Buy: Performance Problem.

Our toaster oven tests include measuring how well each unit makes full batches of very light and very dark … (read more)

Cuisinart Combo Steam and Convection Oven

We really love toasters and this one steams as well as it toasts. We’ve yet to try out a steam oven but we think it’s going to make some mad ribs.

Energy-efficient ­machine cooks up to 40% faster than conventional ovens. Customized Bake-with-Steam and Broil-with-Steam settings –plus all the standard functions of a traditional countertop toaster oven. Gives you up to two hours of uninterrupted steam for fat-free cooking with maximum moisture retention. Specialized dough-proofing technology helps ensure perfect loaves, rolls and pizza crust. 47-oz. water reservoir removes for easy filling and … (read more)