toaster oven


Definition of toaster oven 

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

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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 For home cooks who like using toaster ovens but balk at the need for disposable parchment liners, reusable Silpats are the solution. Jean Kressy,, "Who needs parchment liners when there are Silpats?," 26 Mar. 2018 Stale Toast stale chips and crackers for a minute or two in a regular or toaster oven to crisp them right back up. Special To The Plain Dealer,, "Don't waste it: How to revive food that is stale, burned, over-salted," 18 Apr. 2018 One even made mention of the electric skillet and the toaster oven. Bill Daley,, "Who makes the best frozen fries? We put nine brands to the test," 19 Mar. 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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