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Old 04-28-2021, 05:08 AM
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Recently I posted a question about how y'all used your toaster oven (if you have one). Well, today I thought I'd just give you a short update on mine. We purchased it mainly to re-heat pizza as my DH does not like soggy pizza & the microwave makes all bread soggy. I didn't want to fire up the big oven for just one or two pieces of left over pizza all the time so we decided to buy a T/O & see if that worked for us. Well, it works fine & now I've slowly been testing it out on other things. I made up some choc. chip cookie dough last week & am now making cookies in the T/O (6 at a time is perfect for me & DH).
I've also discovered that I can butter my bread before making toast & make my delicious cinnamon toast in the mornings.
The T/O makes a great grilled cheese sandwich.
Yesterday we were almost out of croutons & we love those in our salads. So, I got online & found a recipe for croutons in a T/O & they were delicious!
I will discover more & more as I go along but so far I am loving that little toaster/oven. I'm beginning to feel like the American Test Kitchen. I like the fact that it has instant on heat & does not require any pre-heating.
Here's the one we bought:
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Panasonic...E&gclsrc=aw.ds
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Old 04-28-2021, 06:06 AM
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Great update! I love mine. We use it all the time for toasting and baking.
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Old 04-28-2021, 06:08 AM
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I used to go thru toasters yearly though I don't make toast often so decided to go with a toaster oven instead. I still used it only to toast bread though, never got gutzy enough to try other things though I'm single. Now I'm moving up in the world and got an 8 in 1 air fryer that toasts, broils, bakes, fries and other things. My toaster oven will go to a thrift shop as its still in great shape. Haven't got to try the air fryer yet as my kitchen has been in remodel mode for the past 7 months, shortly coming to a finish within days. Reason for such a long period of time is due to shortage of materials for the project. Was also having a sunroom built onto it too. Now just found out my storm door will be 8 weeks before I get it but everything else will be done by this week.
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Old 04-28-2021, 11:58 AM
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that is the one i wanted but my son said I shouldn't pay that much so he went and got an Oster one i also saw. works well enough for me and he loves it!
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Old 04-28-2021, 01:14 PM
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When its hot in the summer it throws a lot less heat than the big oven too.
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Old 04-28-2021, 02:21 PM
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I got the Ninja flip which has all the features. I dumped the toaster. Use most of the settings. It works great. Pizza on air fry setting heats up
crisp and fast. Takes up minimal counter space when not in use
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In the summer when it's hot outside, I set up an outdoor 'camp' kitchen. I carry my instant pots and toaster ovens outside and plug them in when I need to heat/cook something. Then the kitchen doesn't heat up the house!
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Old 04-28-2021, 06:05 PM
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That looks like a really good one. It’s well worth paying a bit more than wasting money on one of the cheaper smaller ovens. Im still learning about the things I can do with mine. Pinterest has tons of good ideas and helps,

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Old 04-29-2021, 03:01 AM
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Well, la-te-dah! What a cute little T/O. It looks like a little robot waiting to waken and walk around. Watching to much "Wall-e" with my grandson, I guess. Glad you are finding so many little things to do with this small appliance. I use mine more than my microwave oven.
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Old 04-29-2021, 05:28 PM
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Nice! It looks like a great T/O. My mother gave me her old one but it takes sooooo long to heat up it frustrates me so i really don't use it. I looked at the description from your link and I think I would use this one.

Question. How long does it take to make toast? Say, comparable to a regular toaster?
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