Magimix Colored Vision Toaster

The Magimix Colored Vision Toaster let’s you watch your toast while it browns up. Four quartz heating elements produce crisp, uniformly browned toast, and there’s even four preprogrammed heat settings that include Toast, Bagel, Reheat and Defrost. The extra-wide slots accommodate the thickest bagels and toast. And if you’re wondering about spending $ 200 bucks for a toaster – this one is built to last for 30,000 uses.

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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)

Michael Graves toaster is all style, some substance

Michael Graves toaster is all style, some substance

The Michael Graves Design KT-3390 two-slice toaster, sold exclusively at JCPenney, is one of the niftiest models we’ve seen in years, with its bread-shaped housing and shiny stainless-steel construction. But does it live up to the claim of being "ready to brown your bread to perfection every time." Not quite. But it’s not a total triumph of form over function.

We put the Michael Graves model through the same exacting tests required of all models in our toaster … (read more)

Grundig modern toaster, White or Black Sense

The modern, minimalistic rectangular shape of this 2-slot toaster from Grundig is smoothed by circular corners, and in black / stainless or white / stainless, the toaster makes a solid addition to your breakfast countertop setting.

Of course, it may make sense to get the entire puristic White or sleek Black Sense collection, but it is the Grundig toaster we are talking about here,
– adjustable digital browning control
– 2 extra wide toast slots with bread centering guides
– illuminated defrosting and stop buttons
– reheat function
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Russell Hobbs Easy toaster

The Russell Hobbs Easy toaster has a flat back, so it fits perfectly against kitchen walls. Its Keep Warm pockets utilize the heat from the toasting element to keep your toast warm, while the rest of the breakfast still cooks.

Made of high-quality, durable plastic, the 1.0 kW Russell Hobbs Easy toaster features 6 adjustable browning levels, Keep Warm, Defrost and Cancel functions, removable crumb tray, toast lift, bun warmer, illuminated carriage lever, indicator light and cord storage. Suitable for all types of bread, the Easy toaster sells for € 40. Russell … (read more)

Panasonic revamps the FlashXPress toaster oven

Panasonic revamps the FlashXPress toaster oven

Panasonic’s original FlashXPress toaster oven, with its unique double-infrared technology, attracted many devoted fans before being discontinued in 2006. A revamped version of the oven, the Panasonic FlashXpress NB-G110P, is now back in stores. Based on Consumer Reports’ latest toaster oven Ratings, the $ 150 countertop cooker is better than ever, though it couldn’t unseat our top-rated Breville.

The FlashXpress looks fairly basic from the outside. But inside, it features quartz and ceramic heating elements, which supposedly cook more … (read more)

Panasonic FlashXpress toaster oven with double infrared heating saves time

The new Panasonic FlashXpress toaster oven provides instant heat, making preheating a thing of the past. The double infrared heating works magically, with the Far infrared heating used to efficiently cook the outside of the food, while the Near infrared heating penetrates the food and cooks the inside. You get delicious, evenly cooked food in a fraction of the time, when compared to a typical countertop cooking oven.

Panasonic FlashXpress toaster oven comes with Quartz & Ceramic double infrared heating, Auto Cook menu with 6 preset cooking modes including Toast, Waffle, Roll, Pizza, … (read more)

Arzum Firrin toaster with fully sliding tray

The colourful innovative Firrin toaster from Arzum is an alternative to standard toasters. Besides Firrin unique shape and ease of use, it features patented sliding tray technology, so you don’t have to deal with crumbs and burn your fingers when taking toasts out. You toast your bread, then slide the tray out to take the toasts. Clean the tray later by completely sliding it out.

The adjustable tray allows you to toast breads of different sizes and types, including toast, sliced loafs, croissants, bagels and many more. Other features are adjustment knob with … (read more)