Somehow, this ordinary toaster makes a solid case for its lofty price.
How does a toaster come to cost $100? We take a look at the features of the Frigidaire 4-Slice Wide Slots Toaster.
This fancy toaster works hard to justify a $100 price tag.
We rolled up our sleeves and tested out a diverse mix of toasters, all in pursuit of a better balanced breakfast. Here's what we found.
The $230 Alessi SG68 toaster is crafted with high-end Italian design language and yes grills bread too.
The ThinkGeek Planetary Glass Set is a set of 10 drinking glasses made to look like the Sun and the planets -- even Pluto.
The 2014 Ig Nobel winners are in, celebrating the best scientific achievements "that first make people laugh, and then makes them think".
It might look the part of a $500 machine, but the KitchenAid Pro Line didn't toast any better than the $30 Hamilton Beach Classic Chrome Toaster.
Buying the KitchenAid 4-Slice Manual only makes sense if you have a weakness for retro appliance looks, otherwise you'd be better served by cheaper machines which make toast better and faster.
Premium toasters can cost anywhere from $100 to $500. Are they simply expensive to appeal to the high-end market, or do they actually offer more bang for your buck?