A Guide to Toaster Oven Hacks
At first glance, the toaster oven can seem like a bit of a dated throwback, after all, what do people even use this kitchen appliance for? But the question you should be asking is, what can’t be cooked in a toaster oven? This particular gadget is surprisingly versatile. It can really come in handy when you’re making a complicated recipe that requires use of the oven for multiple ingredients. For example, if you need toasted nuts as a garnish, and thanksgiving dinner is in the oven, turn to the toaster oven!
This appliance also uses less energy than the regular oven, so it’s a great candidate to take on smaller jobs that involve roasting, toasting, or broiling. The toaster oven is a great option if you’re looking to reheat leftovers. Never will you have to endure soggy pizza again when you have this hardworking kitchen soldier on your countertop.
In our infographic below, we prove just how versatile the toaster oven can be by displaying just a few examples of the different types of food you can cook in it. Bake a small batch of peanut butter cookies to satisfy a craving, prepare bruschetta for dinner guests while the main meal cooks in the oven, or even cook breakfast eggs in single ramekins. You may find yourself using this previously neglected appliance a few times per day.