Frigidaire’s first toasters are top picks

Frigidaire’s first toasters are top picks

More brands associated with big-ticket appliances are eyeing the small-appliance market, where sales have been brisk. Frigidaire, known for major products such as refrigerators, ranges, and air conditioners, is getting in on the act with an expansive line of countertop wares. Based on the results of our latest toaster tests, Frigidaire could give brands such as Cuisinart, KitchenAid, and Hamilton Beach a real run for the money.

We rated nearly 60 two- and four-slice toasters in all, and recommended … (read more)

Trisa Star Line toasters

These fine toasters come in the self-centering regular and long slot models. Both Trisa Star Line toasters feature countdown function, LED status indicator and 9 settings of browning. You can even have Desired setting saved. The regular Trisa Star Line toaster takes slices of bread up to 3.2cm whereas the long slot model accommodates 4cm slices.

Other important attributes include defrost and warming function with automatic switch-off, attachment for warming bread rolls and croissants, automatic bread toast lift for easy removal, and practical crumb tray. Available in black and stainless, the regular and … (read more)

Looking for even browning in a colorful new batch of toasters

Looking for even browning in a colorful new batch of toasters

Testing is heating up in the toaster labs at Consumer Reports. It will be another few weeks before the final results are in, revealing which toasters pop out the most evenly browned toast with the highest rate of consistency, but we can tell you this much—the current batch of toasters is the hottest we’ve seen in years. Here are a few of the highlights:

Pops of color. The trend for brightly colored countertop appliances is gathering steam … (read more)

Colorful Bodum toasters

You can have a stylish Bodum Bistro toaster in several colors to match with the Bistro juicer and electric blender already standing on your counterpart. Or your indoor Bodum electric grill. Made of plastic, rubber and metal, these colorful Bodum toasters have two adjustable slots for different sizes of bread and a rail to keep your bread warm. Easy to clean crumb tray, adjustable cord, great for thawing frozen breads and bagels. Price is approximately $ 50. Bodum.


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The Best Toasters and Toaster Ovens for 2012

Picking the best toaster or toaster oven can be and is a very personal thing, and for us here at Kitchen Contraptions highly based on what you want to toast and cook. If you really just want toast – then a pop-up toaster may work for you, but if you want to use the toaster for an oven as well – then using a toaster oven combo will be a great bet. We also recognize that using a toaster to simply make breakfast sandwiches with eggs in them is also very … (read more)