3.02.2009

The Saga of the Toaster Oven

Our old, well-loved Toast-R-Oven died a few weeks ago. I did my best to try to find a suitable replacement. I wanted something basic to make toast, waffles, open faced sandwiches, garden burgers. I wanted something cheap. Nothing digital. No convection feature. Since the beloved Black and Decker worked so well for 8+ years, I decided to purchase the "new" version.

What I got was a real piece of crap. It burns everything and the heating element doesn't turn off, even when the timer goes off. The casing gets really hot. It is a cheap, dangerous fire hazard. So I'm in the market for a new, new toaster oven. Any suggestions?

5 comments:

kp said...

I dunno about a good toaster oven, but I like burnt toast.

Send it home with mom!

BookyG said...

No idea on the toaster oven, but I got a toaster for $7 at K-mart last year. I'm sure we are all dying of lead poisoning as I write this.

Anonymous said...

We have a Cuisinart (not cheap) but it is reliable. It was the third one we bought in a week. One was returned due to an annoying tick during the heating which could be heard 2 rooms away, the other was returned for some other reason. eh

nicola said...

i don't have one but i would 1) contact the compan yand complain big time. 2) try and return it. 3) ask for one on freecycle!

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