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.
Even if you don't expect much from your toaster, you can do better than this.
Those few who desire a striking toaster conversation piece, look to the Alessi SG68, but for everyone else, a practical toaster makes a great deal more sense.
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.
The Frigidaire Professional toasts as evenly as any model we tested. It takes the guesswork out of getting your bread to the level of brownness you desire.
Cuisinart's fanciest toaster is built to perform, and priced at a premium
We put this ridiculously expensive machine to the test to see if it can possibly prove itself worth the premium.
At $100, this toaster is a tough splurge to justify, but not an impossible one, given that it gets the job done quite well.
With a quintessential build and so-so performance, this is the $30 toasteriest $30 toaster that ever $30 toastered
The KitchenAid Pro Line 4-Slice Toaster looks wonderfully stylish and has plenty of features to go along with a lofty sticker price. Click through to see what a $500 toaster can do.