Everyone knows what a toaster is, we all have the image of a kind of “box” in which we insert two slices of bread that we previously took the time to cut so that ‘They are not too thick to be able to enter the slot.
We lower the lever, and we wait to catch up with the toasted slices.
But that’s the stereotype of the classic toaster.
Today, some brands offer more modern devices with original designs and lots of options. So of course, some would say that to toast two slices of bread a day, there is no need for a competition machine.
But when we see the prices relatively accessible, we say that there is no reason to do without. those who let themselves be tempted will quickly become addicted to their bread in the morning, whether it be fresh bread, sandwich bread, or a croissant warmed to the point.
But for that, you will have to be careful to choose your device well, because not all of them offer the same functions. Here is a summary of the criteria to take into account during your purchase.
How to find the best toaster?
The bread racks are available in several models. The thermostat, the capacity of the machine and the number of slots vary from one model to another. In particular, the number, lengths, and thicknesses of the slots vary depending on the model.
The number of slots to choose should depend on the size of the family, this ranges from 1 to 4. Ideal for preparing several toasts for your events, such as birthday parties.
Some to are now able to keep bread warm for a long time. Some models only allow you to grill one side.
allow you to print patterns on toast. There are also multifunction devices that can be used as a yogurt maker, a cheesemaker or a rice cooker.
Without forgetting the automatic ejection toaster which ejects the bread automatically.
Tofind the best toaster, you will need to take into account your needs, preferences, and budget. You will also need to know the technical details that make the difference between a good and a bad toaster.
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.