How To Pick The Best Retro Toaster Oven For Sale
So, you are still outfitting that vintage kitchen to help complete your retro lifestyle. Maybe you have updated the cabinets to vibrant fire engine red or an eye-opening canary yellow. Maybe you have replaced all of the fridge magnets with old-timey replicas. Maybe you have decked your counter-tops with a retro mixer, retro toaster, or other vintage appliance. But, something is missing… a toaster oven!
Nothing says 1950s homemaker like a toaster oven. And when it comes to finding the best retro toaster oven for sale, you have a lot to consider. But, size and style are the two main elements to look for in a retro toaster oven, and in this post I’ll give you my rundown on each of these.
The Perfect Retro Toaster Oven Size
The size of your retro toaster oven is important for two considerations: (1) how much counter space you’re willing to give up, and (2) the stuff you’ll be cooking.
If you use a toaster oven every day of the week, you are probably willing to give up some of that precious kitchen real estate on your counters and can go for a bigger model. However, if you only will be using it every once and a while, or if you’ve got nothing but a galley kitchen, go small unless you have storage space like a pantry to keep it in when not in use.
Next, consider what it is you tend to cook in your toaster oven. Take stock of the different pans and baking sheets you are usually cooking on. Try to get a toaster oven that will fit them (within reason).
What Is The To Go Retro Oven Style
Remember that a big inspiration for the retro lifestyle movement is achieving the look and feel of the Golden Age. That means that when it comes to finding the best retro toaster oven for sale, you want one with style. Specifically, you want one that matches your style.
Not all brands and models come in every color. If the rest of your kitchen is decked out in electric blue, you probably want your toaster oven to match. If you love big flashy knobs, shop around until you find what you’re looking for.
What Emma and I thought about the Nostalgia Retro 3-in-1 Retro Breakfast Station
Would it be crazy to say that this breakfast station was and still is the most charming thing Emma and I have seen in person? It’s just way to cute for its own good!
This was our first retro toaster oven related product that we had gotten together and because of that it holds a sweet spot in our hearts.
Now, enough of the mushy, gushy stuff and let’s actually tell you why this 3-in-1 breakfast station is so dang amazing!
Rather than the study construction, a non-stick removable griddle, the reusable coffee filter, multi-function toaster oven and removable crumb tray… It is compact and useful enough to use in the RV, on vacation, your son’s or daughter’s dorm room or anywhere else that you need your morning breakfast and coffee!
Before you go grabbing one of these (and we 110% recommend you do), there is really only one con to note with this retro toaster oven, griddle and coffee maker combo breakfast station that we had to get used to. The cooking time and average temperatures do change a little bit depending on which or how many of the 3 cooking functions are being used at the same time… For example: If you are only using the top griddle only then your breakfast will cook a bit faster than if you were making coffee or toasting bread at the same time. We believe this is because the power usage is the same no matter how many cooking functions are in use but don’t quote us on that.
Honestly rather than that, this has been the coolest, cutest and most useful retro styled cooking appliance for our kitchen!
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