toaster oven


Definition of toaster oven 

: a usually small electrical appliance that can function as an oven or a toaster

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Nearly half of all respondents (45 percent) prefer the microwave when preparing foods for snacks or snack mealsover the conventional oven, toaster oven, air fryer and home fryer. Zoya Gervis, Fox News, "Majority of Americans no longer eat 3 meals a day, study finds," 27 Sep. 2018 Why heat up a full-size oven when a toaster oven will do? Becky Krystal, The Seattle Times, "How to keep your cool when it feels too hot to cook," 24 July 2018 In broiler or toaster oven, toast bread until golden brown. Ina Garten, Good Housekeeping, "Butternut Squash and Apple Soup," 8 Oct. 2011 Mom saved the day by using an old toaster oven to fix the ham. Redbook, "10 True Stories of Epic Thanksgiving Fails," 27 Sep. 2016 Each has a kitchen, sink, toaster oven, small refrigerator and stovetop. Larry Bleiberg, USA TODAY, "Glamping USA: Stay in a Hobbit hut, a covered wagon or a caboose," 25 May 2018 How to get started If your version of unwinding for the day involves ordering delivery or putting a frozen pizza in the toaster oven, no judgment. Alex Van Buren,, "3 Ways Cooking Might Help Ease Your Anxiety," 15 June 2018 Hughes does her dishes in the bathtub and cooks dinner in a toaster oven. Lizzie Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle, "Displaced seniors’ homes survived Wine Country fires — but residents can’t move back," 15 May 2018 The Real-Life Diet of Blake Griffin, Who Loves Chicken Parm and Is Suspicious of Microwaves Chris Schwegler The Pistons star talks pancakes, eggs, and the virtues of the toaster oven. Christopher Cason, GQ, "The Real-Life Diet of Blake Griffin, Who Loves Chicken Parm and Is Suspicious of Microwaves," 20 Apr. 2018

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of toaster oven

: a small oven in which food is toasted, heated, or cooked

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