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Old 04-03-2016, 04:11 PM   #11
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I have to disagree with you. Goddess. I find that appliances are way less costly these days than they were when I grew up...
Then my problem must be buying higher-end products now than I did "back then". : I guess I figure my appliances need to increase in quality and function just as my cooking skills have grown over the years. I suppose it's my little way of rewarding myself for cooking "fancy". Or, at least, cooking.
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Old 04-03-2016, 04:14 PM   #12
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This is the one I have: http://www.amazon.com/Hamilton-Beach.../dp/B0039BJ3JG

I like it a lot. I had bought a couple of cheaper, smaller ones before this, but they were crap.

When the timer is up, it shuts itself off, it has convection, and it has a temperature probe for roasting meats to temp. Works great for us.
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Old 04-03-2016, 04:46 PM   #13
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I love my Breville, so many uses, it's used at least twice a week. Yep, a bit pricey, but it is a workhorse.
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Old 04-03-2016, 04:51 PM   #14
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When did we get them, PF? CG asked, and I don't remember.
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Old 04-03-2016, 05:07 PM   #15
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It was 4 or 5 years ago.
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Old 04-03-2016, 05:44 PM   #16
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Thanks!

There ya go, CG!
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Old 04-03-2016, 06:08 PM   #17
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Wow, has it been that long ago? I guess time flies whether or not you're having fun.
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Old 04-03-2016, 06:37 PM   #18
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I'm going to keep my eye on the Breville for when my much used Cuisinart TO bites the dust. It's around 8 years old. I use it a couple of times a week and it's still going strong.

Like you Liz, I live alone - toaster ovens are great! Especially here in the desert when it's 110+ in the summer. I'll go days, even weeks, without turning on the big oven.
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Old 04-03-2016, 06:44 PM   #19
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I'll consider it. A good one costs a lot for me, but wasting good money on a no good piece of crap is worse.
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Old 04-03-2016, 07:03 PM   #20
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My T&T Cuisinart 'just keeps ticking'. I have my sights on a Breville for when it dies.
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