toaster oven


Definition of toaster oven

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

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Recent Examples on the Web In a toaster oven or conventional oven, toast almonds, sesame, poppy, flax, sunflower and fennel seeds until almonds are lightly browned. Charlotte Druckman, WSJ, "Rice Krispies Treats Remixed: Pro Tips and Recipes," 29 Apr. 2021 This all-in-one convection oven, air fryer and toaster oven accommodates a large amount of food without taking up counter space, thanks to its clever layout. Laura Denby, Better Homes & Gardens, "9 Compact Kitchen Gadgets to Save Space and Elevate Your Cooking," 21 Apr. 2021 The griddle can fit your choice of eggs, bacon, and sausage, the toaster oven can fit multiple slices of toast or bagel halves, and the coffee maker can brew up to four cups of joe. Stephanie Perry, Southern Living, "This Retro 3-in-1 Breakfast Station Can Make Coffee, Eggs, and Toast All At Once," 10 Mar. 2021 When ready to cook burgers, preheat oven or toaster oven to 350 degrees. Andrea Nguyen, WSJ, "Don’t Want to Go (Entirely) Meatless? Try These Recipes," 30 Dec. 2020 Another great tool for making fast, easy, and healthy meals is this air fryer toaster oven. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, "You'll Want To Shop Everything from Drew Barrymore's Stylish New Kitchen Appliance Collection," 29 Mar. 2021 The device, about the size of a toaster oven, sucked in ambient air and trapped airborne virus particles — if there were any to be found — in a specialized cartridge. Emily Anthes, New York Times, "The Next Trick: Pulling Coronavirus Out of Thin Air," 24 Mar. 2021 Toast cashews in a toaster oven or under the broiler for 1 minute or until golden. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Cashew and vegetable pilaf makes a one-pot meal," 29 Mar. 2021 Wattage, which will tell you how powerful the toaster oven is, is important too. Gabrielle Hondorp, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Toaster Ovens Do More," 2 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of toaster oven

1961, in the meaning defined above

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11 May 2021

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English Language Learners Definition of toaster oven

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

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