Removable Warming Rack – This wire rack attaches to the top of the toaster, allowing for easy warming of buns, pastries, and rolls. Remove for normal toasting.
Lift & Look – Monitor the progress of toasting without canceling the heating cycle.
Removable Crumb Tray – The slide-out tray prevents crumbs from burning in the bottom of the toaster, keeping your countertop clean. The tray is removable for easy cleaning.
Three functions – the bagel function toasts the cut side and warms the bottom side of bagels. The frozen setting adjusts toasting to achieve results similar to fresh bread. Cancel ends toasting.
Variable Browning Control – Select the level of doneness you prefer, from 1 (light) to 6 (dark).
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 maintain your toasters?
We cannot say that cleaning your toaster will be a chore since it does not require excessive maintenance.
Especially models with a removable drawer to collect crumbs.
These only need to be emptied regularly and most of the drawers are removable, so the task is a breeze.
That said, before handling to maintain or clean it, remember to unplug and allow your device to cool.
And if the outside walls are dirty, a damp cloth and a little soap will in principle do the trick.