Extra wide slots easily fits bagels, artisanal breads and more
Self-centering guides esnures even browning
High-lift lever for easy access
Illuminated bagel, defrost, reheat and cancel buttons
Removable crumb tray
How to choose the best toasters?
This can vary enormously from one device to another, but consider that the minimum for a device with two slots, is 1000 Watts if you want to not spend too much time waiting for your breakfast to be ready .
But don’t forget that the more capacity the toaster you choose, the higher the power.
Then go to the thermostat. Being able to choose the intensity and the power of toasting is a big advantage to customize the browning of your sandwiches.
Some toasters offer up to 7 temperature levels.
The locations: the slots are characterized by two characteristics. Their number, and their size. The most compact models can only receive a slice when the family devices accept up to 4.
This choice have to be adapted according to the size of your family or your appetite.
The crumb tray doesn’t seem that big like that, but who has never grumbled when putting away or taking out his toaster from the cupboard and noticing that it was full of crumbs?
No one wants to sweep before even their precious breakfast! So, yes, it seems to be just a small detail like that, but what a comfort to know that the crumbs are recovered and that it is enough simply to remove it to empty it, because most of these drawers are removable ! Also, during the maintenance of your device, you will no longer have to turn it over and shake it to make it fall out…
The type of toasters
For information before the purchase, it seems necessary to tell you about the 04 types of toaster available. Starting with the family favorite, which is the 04-slice toaster, the one that can prepare twice as much toast in half the time, which makes all its advantage.
Thenthere is the model with two slots, perfect for those who have a limited storage space, it is one of the favorite models of consumers with remarkable performance.
Next, there is the vertical model, the one we meet most often, which is also one of the most versatile models, since it is perfect for bakery products without fillings.
Finally, there is the horizontal toaster, which is quite wide and therefore occupies a dedicated storage space; but it is more practical knowing that you can cook several kinds of foods such as pizza, for example.
How to clean the toasters
First disconnect the plug from the power to avoid serious trouble, waiting for it to cool down.
Remove the tongs from the relative guides of the toaster and clean them carefully.
Being steel, in general, placing them in the dishwasher should not be ruined.
Otherwise, with simple dish detergent, you can wipe a slightly damp cloth taking care to pass each part, handles included.
Take care to dry perfectly as a minimum residual of humidity could cause malfunction of the next use.
As for the external surface, pass a damp cloth with a little detergent, to polish the toaster like new.
As for the internal parts, it is advisable to pass a cloth to remove the parts of superficial dirt, without applying excessive pressure to avoid damaging the model.
The last step is to position yourself above the sink and, gently tilting the toaster, shake it slightly downwards to let out the last remnants of crumbs.