Cuisinart in Wausau, Weston and Merrill, WI

It can also be used to cook perfectly baked treats, delicious roasts, crisp tasty 12” pizzas, expertly grilled meat and fish and evenly cooked toasties and paninis. The TOA-65 includes a handy pull-out crumb tray (which does the job) and features interior sides coated with nonstick. My piece of equipment needed a clean after testing — the broiled salmon was the limit.

If you’re on a tight budget or have limited counter space, the BLACK+DECKER – TO1313SBD is a great choice. This lightweight, low wattage four-slice toaster oven performs just as well as its pricier counterparts. Pricier toaster ovens almost always feature a sleeker look and a more luxurious feel, but they aren’t necessarily better than cheaper options. However, some of the more expensive toaster ovens have more wattage for faster, more even cooking. The tray covers the entire bottom of the inside and catches all of the crumbs and fragments that fall during the cooking process. Instead of watching the debris burn at the bottom of your toaster oven over time, you can simply pull the tray out after each use and sweep the contents into the trash.

The Panasonic was able to produce perfect toast in one minute and 45 seconds, garlic bread in one minute, and frozen pizza in 12 minutes. The touchpad controls are easy to navigate and the crumb tray is easy to access. The black and stainless steel design gives it a moderate aesthetic appeal.

At any time, if you want to end cooking before the end of cooking time, simply turn the timer dial to zero or turn the toaster function to off. The standout features must be the array of silver-ringed control dials at the top of the Air Fryer Mini Oven, alongside the small interior oven light button. The whole design of the oven feels sophisticated and chic, especially when compared to high-sheen air fryers which can have a cheap and plastic look about them. The bagel setting will produce a slightly toasted outside and a crispier inside.

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The goal was to achieve a baked potato that had crispy skin but was soft through and through. Baking cupcakes also gave us an opportunity to see how the convection mode compared to the normal mode. This test was where the Breville and Cuisinart toaster ovens excelled as their convection baking produced the cuisinart choppers lightest, moistest cupcakes. In our 2019 testing, the Cuisinart – Chef’s Convection gave us perfect cupcakes as well. On the bake setting, the heat source comes from above and below the food. As instructed by the packaging, each toaster oven was preheated to 325°F and each timer was set to 12 minutes.

So, yes, you can improve your diet and health by using an air fryer to prepare your food. It’s perfect for people that are more hands-on with their cooking and for those looking for a large oven at a small price. There’s also an interior oven light which you can switch on or off at any time to have a quick look at your food as it cooks. The time it takes to toast a full batch of bread at the medium setting. Owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their toaster oven brand to their friends and family. As TOA 65 weighs less than DT251, it’s easy to take it from one place to another.

Also great is the Cuisinart – TOB-260N1 Chef’s Convection, which is almost identical to the Breville in features and performance, but it’s about one-third less expensive. We evaluated how easy it was to set up and use and how convenient it was to clean. We also looked at what customers who bought it have to say and compared it to other popular air fryers, ovens and Cuisinart products. This Cuisinart TOA-60 Air Fryer Toaster Oven offers seven functions, including air frying, broiling, toasting and oven cooking. Made to rival even the best toaster ovens, this is pretty impressive considering its neat compact size, a feature that makes it ideal if you’ve got a small kitchen.