Toaster oven that thinks like a big oven

The Hamilton Beach Set & Forget Toaster Oven with Convection Cooking features a temperature probe and cooking modes.

Much more than toast. Hamilton Beach

I feel sorry for toasters. They all seem to suffer from an identity crisis. We've seen toasters that can fry an egg, toasters that think they're panini presses, and here's a toaster that thinks it's an oven. Wait, what's that you say? Toaster ovens are nothing new? True, but they don't usually come with temperature probes.

The Hamilton Beach Set & Forget Toaster Oven with Convection Cooking (Model 31230) can toast six slices of bread at a time, but it can also do so much more. With an integrated temperature probe, the miniature oven has the capability to monitor cooking progress and switch modes when the desired temperature has been reached. By shifting into a keep-warm setting after time or temperature is reached, the automatic oven allows for easy cooking that is worry-free.

The 1,400-watt oven also features a convection mode, for better heat circulation within the oven. By keeping the air moving during the cooking time, dishes are cooked more evenly. Complete with a bake pan, broil rack, slide-out crumb tray and a covered storage area for the probe, the overachieving toaster is bound to find use on your kitchen counter--even if you only use it to make toast.

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    Brian is the author of the culinary based novel Stealing Food Road. A lifelong Californian, he has been consistently exposed to some of the best food in the world. With a deep appreciation for the kitchen, he is always on the lookout for that perfect appliance that combines style and grace with the ever-popular ability to save time.

     

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